Give Government Permission to Speak Freely

By Robert L. Read and Fen Labalme These ideas were generated at a CivicActions retreat, during an Open Space brainstorming session. As CivicActions is fiercely open, we are releasing these ideas to the public for anyone to use as they see fit. Transparent government requires open and frequent communication. Ideally, [...]

2017-03-31T06:19:53+00:00 Categories: Culture, Government|

FCW: ‘One company shows how it is embracing agile’

CivicActions was featured in the July 30 issue of Federal Computer Week related to our work around the General Services Administration and 18F open request for quotation for a new federal marketplace for agile delivery services.

2016-06-17T22:09:07+00:00 Categories: Government, Press|Tags: |

5 ways to better government IT

There’s been much discussion of late about federal government IT procurement. As a small business that has recently received our GSA Schedule and won our first contract as a prime contractor, we here at CivicActions have learned a lot in a short amount of time.

2017-03-31T06:19:58+00:00 Categories: Agile, Government|

Introducing Agile Government Leadership

CivicActions collaborated with federal, state and local government and private sector leaders to launch the Agile Government Leadership, a group to foster awareness, create and aggregate resources that will make it easier for those implementing agile development to access information and get support from their peers within the public sector.

2016-06-24T22:47:57+00:00 Categories: Agile, Agile Government Leadership, Government|

Clinton’s Laws of Politics

Bill Clinton in 2004: "One of Clinton's laws of politics is, if one candidate is trying to scare you, and the other one is trying to make you think, if one candidate's appealing to your fears, and the other one's appealing to your hopes. You better vote for the person [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:42+00:00 Categories: Government|

A Dark Day for the United States

Our Supreme Court ended it's term today, and closed it's doors on our people. Tomorrow, many school districts across our country will be faced with uncertainty...and our children will no longer be given the same opportunity to experience diversity. This is a real shame. A few quotes from Justice Breyer's [...]

2016-03-21T19:29:28+00:00 Categories: Government|

Identity Theft

This week I was the victim of Identity Theft. I don't think anybody was hurt, but a crime was definitely committed, and the criminals were not caught. On Monday I received a welcome packet from First Data, complete with charge slips and a sticker to put on my business window. [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:57+00:00 Categories: Government|