Category: GSA 18F group

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Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) IT 70 – Lean, Agile Contractor for Drupal and WordPress

        Filed under: GSA 18F group

WASHINGTON, DC – Agileana, formerly inQbation, holds a General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) for Information Technology (IT) services under the GSA Schedule 70 for Special Item Number (SIN 132-51) IT Professional Services. You can find our schedule online at GSA eLibrary.

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Agile Development Contract Holder in Washington DC

        Filed under: Agile development, GSA 18F group

WASHINGTON, DC – Agileana, a lean agile web development shop in the DC metro area, is proud to be one of 17 vendors on the 18F Agile Delivery Services (ADS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). Long before we migrated to Washington DC area from California, we were a lean, iterative development shop. As lean startup enthusiasts, … Continued

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How firm fixed price (FFP) rubs against agile

        Filed under: Agile development, GSA 18F group

Firm-Fixed-Price” Ceiling Prices places an undue and unfair risk on the Contractor by shifting the burden to the Contractor. This is the rub with agile development and software development in general because when Customers hire agile Contractors, they expect Contractors to be flexible and agile enough to deal with their changing and evolving requirements. Three … Continued

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Drug Side Effects: An agile prototype

        Filed under: Agile development, Government websites, GSA 18F group

WASHINGTON, DC In June 2015, a new type of Request for Quotation (RFQ) came out from the federal government from a group called 18F.  Instead of lengthy proposals from prospective vendors, 18F asked in its Agile Delivery BPA RFQ for a prototype.  The mission was to built a prototype based on a public dataset and … Continued

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Does Agile mean Speed (fast)?

        Filed under: Agile development, GSA 18F group

We are huge fans and followers of the 18F group that is helping to revolutionize the way government IT projects are designed, developed, deployed, and operated. In fact, one of the big reasons we moved from beautiful Santa Monica, California to Washington, DC in 2008 and re-branded ourselves from inQbation to Agileana was for the … Continued

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What does it mean to be Agile?

        Filed under: Agile development, Government websites, GSA 18F group

The word “agile” seems ubiquitous.  I hear people talk about it all the time and see “agile” written in requests for proposals (RFPs). In fact, just this week I saw a draft RFP for Agile Services with an estimated value of $100 million.  Needless to say, agile is in high demand.  It’s worth a lot if you know how to do … Continued

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Agileana wins GSA Agile Services BPA by 18F

        Filed under: GSA 18F group

WASHINGTON, DC – June 23, 20015 inQbation LLC dba Agileana LC is pleased to be awarded Pool 3 BPA for the GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Agile Delivery Services (ADS) under its Schedule 70 Contract. Hassan Harris, Senior Contracting Officer for GSA made this announcement, Subsequent to the announcement of the original sixteen Pool … Continued

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