StateScoop’s Colin Wood reports on the new role CivicActions will play in leading both the future of the DKAN open data platform and broader global open government data efforts.
CivicActions is extremely excited to announce the expansion of our service offerings to include open government data as we take leadership of the open source open data platform DKAN.
CivicActions CEO Henry Poole and Security and Compliance Engineer Marc Jones were interviewed by GCN about how government can effectively deploy open source technologies.
Government Technology covered CivicActions’ “How CivicActions Earned a Spot on the California Agile Government Vendor Pool” webinar.
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 is proud to sponsor and attend LibrePlanet, the Free Software Foundation's annual conference for people who care about their digital freedoms.
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.
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.
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
Lead by Aaron Pava, participants will understand the history, intentions and key components of the Digital Services Playbook and accompanying TechFAR Handbook.
CivicActions is a proud Gold Sponsor of Drupal GovCon 2015, and we’re also fortunate and excited to have several CivicActions team members presenting.
Are you interested exploring a mindfulness meditation practice? This great infographic from the Garrison Institute is all you need to get started!
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.
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.
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.
We're looking to add new team members who also value quality, diversity, flexibility, healthy work/life balance, humor and supporting one another. Working for CivicActions is more than just a job - it's working with a team of people who are committed to transforming the world.
All week, members of the CivicActions team will be in Austin, Texas for DrupalCon 2014.
Last week, Sadie and I had the honor of presenting at Office Optional, a new conference for distributed teams. The event brought together leaders and coworkers to examine tools and techniques used by successful organizations where the team members aren’t in the same place. Our presentation was on the subject [...]
This 90 minute interactive session explored how to make our technological experience healthier and more productive through various approaches, tools and techniques.
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 (& [...]
For years I have been intending to transfer my nearly 20 domain names to a new provider. My very first domain was registered at Network Solutions (for free!) nearly 17 years ago, and in a way, that moment marked the first step on my "dot com" journey. Around 2001, in [...]
How many times have you been caught off-guard when a stranger asks what you do for work? Describing your work can be a very difficult task. Do you paint a picture of the amazing programs or services your nonprofit provides? Do you speak about the impact on the communities [...]
Last week Apple announced that since July 2008 more than 10 billion iPhone & iPad apps have now been downloaded from the App Store. For those counting at home, that an average of 18 million apps per day. Despite the significant head-start, today Google announced their own Web-based store app store called Android Market, [...]
Hot on the heals of yesterday's post regarding sharing our Client Questionnaire, Nancy Schwartz of Getting Attention posted a ready-to-use Nonprofit Marketing Plan Template that provides a thorough overview for generating your marketing and online strategy. GOALS - Key question: What is your organization’s main goal (1-2 goals)? What are your communications [...]
A thread began a few days ago on the Drupal Consultants list regarding Client Questionnaires. Not long ago, Ian and I went through our own Client Questionnaire with the intention of supporting a client with a new project. In the end we simplified our original laundry list of questions to this much shorter [...]
Earlier this week I met Brent Schulkin at EcoTuesday who shared about his Carrotmob vision: organizing consumers (via Flash Mobs) to make massive group purchases at companies who make environmentally friendly choices. After a bidding war between local businesses, K & D offered to use 22% of the day's gross [...]
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 [...]