A Day Without a Woman at CivicActions

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Events|

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, we’re standing together with the women at CivicActions who choose to take the day off in support of women’s equality for “A Day Without a Woman”. The Women’s March movement was an amazing display of solidarity and support for women -- and it’s important [...]

How CivicActions Earned a Spot on the California Agile Government Vendor Pool

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Agile, California, Events, Government|

In an effort to inspire other technology companies to participate in the California Agile Development Prequalified vendor pool, CivicActions will share what it learned and help others understand how they can best navigate the process.

CivicActions Brings Legal Compliance Discussion to Free & Open Source Community at FOSDEM 2017

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, Security|Tags: , |

Marc Jones of CivicActions will be speaking at FOSDEM about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the opportunities it provides for increased adoption of free software.

CivicActions at the Tech Women Community conference

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Events, Nonprofit|

I have the honor of being asked to present at the Tech Women Community conference in Tuxtla-Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico at 6pm tomorrow evening (12/7/16).  The presentation is about the Drupal Content Management System, and how to quickly leverage it for various projects. The conference is several days long, and it [...]

15 sessions you won’t want to miss at BADCamp 2016

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

CivicActions is excited to both attend and sponsor the 10th year of BADCamp! We’re headed out tomorrow to get our booth set up and can’t wait to meet and mingle with all the wonderful people who are drawn to this event. We are constantly struck by the dedication, creativity, and [...]

CivicActions at FedScoop’s 8th Annual Lowering the Cost of Gov with IT Summit

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Agile, Agile Government Leadership, Events, Government|Tags: , , |

CivicActions Director of Professional Services Elizabeth Raley will moderate a panel discussion at FedScoop's Lowering the Cost of Gov with IT Summit in Washington, D.C.

10 Drupal Camp Asheville Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: |

As several of our team members head to Drupal Camp Asheville this Friday, August 12-13, we’ve prepared a list of sessions we’re most interested in attending.

Drupal GovCon 2016: Highlights

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: |

GovCon is the largest Drupal event in government, drawing attendees from both the public private sector to use open source solutions to make government work better.

AGL at the 2016 California Technology Forum

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Agile, Agile Government Leadership, Events, Government|Tags: |

Elizabeth Raley is participated in a panel discussion on Agile development and government at the California Technology Forum.

CivicActions at Drupal North

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: |

CivicActions' Adam Bergstein presents on Accessible Continuous Integration and Porting Modules to Drupal 8 at Drupal North in Montreal.

Join CivicActions at Drupal GovCon 2016

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Events, Government|Tags: |

As proud diamond-level sponsors, CivicActions is showing up big this year at Drupal GovCon 2016.

DrupalCon 2016 New Orleans Retrospective

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: , |

This year’s DrupalCon 2016 in New Orleans was one of the best ‘Cons to date.

A Government Guide to DrupalCon 2016

By | May 5th, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

CivicActions is excited to sponsor what will be another amazing DrupalCon in one of our most favorite cities in America.

Stanford Drupal Camp 2016: 10 Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: , |

CivicActions is excited to be both attending and presenting at Stanford Drupal Camp 2016 for the first time on April 1-2, 2016 in Stanford, California.

Meet the CivicActions team at LibrePlanet this weekend

By | March 18th, 2016|Categories: Events, Government|Tags: |

CivicActions is proud to sponsor and attend LibrePlanet, the Free Software Foundation's annual conference for people who care about their digital freedoms.

Top 15 Take-Aways and Reflections from the Mindful Leadership Summit

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: Balance, Events|Tags: |

Recently, Henry and I attended the Mindful Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. This three-day event was attended by more than 750 business leaders focused on cultivating self-awareness, compassion, and authenticity.

BADCamp 2015: Drupal 8 Innovations Highlight the Event

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: |

Peter Sawczynec details his experience presenting at BADCamp 2015.

15 Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at BADCamp 2015

By | October 21st, 2015|Categories: Drupal, Drupal 8, Events|Tags: |

Are you looking forward to BADCamp 2015 as much we are? CivicActions is also excited to announce several presentations by our own team members.

Drupal GovCon 2015 Presentation: Cultivating Extraordinary Culture on Distributed Teams

By | August 11th, 2015|Categories: Culture, Events|

Aaron Pava, Co-Founder & Chief Experience Officer of CivicActions leads a talk on how culture is the most essential element in building a healthy and high-performing team.

Agile2015 Presentation: Agile White House: How the TechFAR & Digital Services Playbook are Transforming Government

By | August 10th, 2015|Categories: Agile, Events, Government|

Lead by Aaron Pava, participants will understand the history, intentions and key components of the Digital Services Playbook and accompanying TechFAR Handbook.

15 must-attend sessions at Drupal GovCon 2015

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

CivicActions is a proud Gold Sponsor of Drupal GovCon 2015, and we’re also fortunate and excited to have several CivicActions team members presenting.

We’re in LA: DrupalCon Sponsorship / Civic Lounge

By | May 11th, 2015|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

We’ve joined up with fellow civic-focused companies DrupalSquad, Albatross Digital, and NuCivic to bring the Civic Lounge booth, as well as a happy hour to DrupalCon LA.

Come Meet CivicActions at BADCamp and 10 Must-Attend Sessions

By | November 7th, 2014|Categories: Drupal, Events|

The Bay Area Drupal Camp is without a doubt one of our favorite events of the year! Now in its 8th year, BADCamp provides four days of training, summits, sprints, sessions, networking, career opportunities and more.

Agile DC 2014 Presentation: U.S. Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR Primer

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Agile, Events|Tags: , |

Earlier this week, I gave a primer on the new U.S. Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR at the Agile DC conference. The presentation was titled, Agile Gov Playbook: Dissecting the New White House TechFAR Handbook.

CivicActions at 2014 Capital Camp and Drupal Gov Days and 9 Must-Attend Sessions

By | July 18th, 2014|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

We’re excited to attend, present and sponsor the 2014 Capital Camp and Drupal Gov Days on July 30 to August 1 at the National Institutes of Health.

Connect with CivicActions at DrupalCon Austin

By | June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

All week, members of the CivicActions team will be in Austin, Texas for DrupalCon 2014.

Mindful Engagement at Work and in Life

By | April 15th, 2013|Categories: Balance, Events|Tags: |

This 90 minute interactive session explored how to make our technological experience healthier and more productive through various approaches, tools and techniques.

8 Powerful Case Studies of International NGOs Leveraging Drupal for Social Change

By | March 26th, 2012|Categories: Events|

Last week I had the honor to speak at DrupalCon Denver on how international NGOs are leveraging Drupal for social change. This presentation explored case studies from eight non-profits, specifically on how each were able to harness Drupal for real world impact. After sharing some history of the Drupal (& [...]

HTML5 Canvas with Dave Shea

By | January 13th, 2012|Categories: Events, How-To|

One of the great things about living in Vancouver is the abundance of tech talent. Last night, for instance, CSS Zen Garden creator/author, Dave Shea, shared his thoughts and experiences with HTML5 Canvas, at an HTML5 Meetup. Dave also introduced us to his own canvas project, Paintbrush JS. Modernizr creator, [...]

Presenting… Some Tips on Presenting from She’s Geeky

By | March 1st, 2011|Categories: Events|

It is more than a month later, and I am still getting value out of my experience at She's Geeky in San Francisco. One of the most powerful sessions I attended was one by Lura Dolas, an acting coach, who also specializes in developing women's public speaking and presentation skills. [...]

What’s Your Theory of Change?

By | September 29th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Events|

So my head and heart are still spinning from my experience at Web of Change.  So many incredible ideas, and perhaps more importantly, a really deep, integrated sense of the network of good people doing amazing things in the world.  Our focus on generating "alignment" inside CivicActions has already taught [...]

Questions from Web of Change

By | September 23rd, 2010|Categories: Culture, Events|

I'm at the 10th annual Web of Change conference in British Columbia.  About a hundred leaders from organizations working on environmental, immigration, and other policy issues (as well as a number of vendors) are gathered to weave the Web of Change.  We had an opening session last night, where we [...]