Federal Times: ‘Say goodbye to 100 page RFPs – 18F found another way’

CivicActions was featured on July 27, 2015 of Federal Times that features how 18F is leading a new industry  standard Agile BPA for federal procurement by abandoning the traditional RFP process.


“We were pretty excited not to see a 100-page RFP with a bunch of extraneous requirements,” said Bill Ogilvie, vice president of government sales at CivicActions, adding that the company is a fan of this approach. “Instead, it really seemed to drive toward what they wanted versus what they had to have because of the FAR.”

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About the Author:

Luke grew up and worked in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for most of his life until heading west to San Francisco in 2000 to scratch his Silicon Valley itch.

In May 2009, Luke founded GovFresh, a website focused on technology in government. Called the “TechCrunch of Gov 2.0,” GovFresh has been referenced in Fast Company,MashableThe White House BlogHuffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, TechPresident, among others, and has a great list of civic accomplishments.

In 2011 Luke organized SFOpen, San Francisco’s first mayoral debate on technology and open government.

Other civic technology related initiatives he’s been part of include CityCampCivicMeet,OpenGov West and more.

During college, as managing editor and editor-in-chief of George Mason University’s student newspaper, Broadside, Luke led the paper to win its first Associated Collegiate Press honors. He received GMU’s Student Leadership Award for his work and graduated with degrees in International Relations and Government & Politics.