Category: Government

SAM SPAM: SAM.GOV isn’t texting us – or you

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A funny thing happened this week when I updated our company’s registration with www.sam.gov, the official federal government website for acquisition activities — our CEO received a text to seemingly complete the process. He forwarded the text to me to handle. To my surprise, the link took me to an official looking website that gave … Continued

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Why Government Contractors should Open Source their Software

        Filed under: Government, Technology, Web Development

Open source software is nothing new, but the rise in demand for open source contractors is. From small companies to large enterprises like Google, the open source movement is in full swing. Unsurprisingly, most governments are a few steps behind the latest social and technological trends, so naturally, government contractors are hesitant to join the open … Continued

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Why the Government should Open Source their Software

        Filed under: Government, Internet trends, Technology, Web Development

Let’s begin with a more pressing question, why does the government insist on using closed source software in the first place? Ben Balter, a reputable Project Manager at GitHub rightly points out the following: The federal government is the single largest purchaser of code in the world. So why is this code — taxpayer-funded and integral to the day-to-day … Continued

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GSA BPA 18F Agile Delivery Services

        Filed under: Agile development, Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Agile web development Agileana L.C., formerly known as inQbation LLC, is pleased to announce the pending award of General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) Agile Delivery Services (ADS1). In the spirit of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and … Continued

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Agileana names CEO Shannon Sartin

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Shannon Sartin, CEO WASHINGTON DC – August 15, 2015 Agileana LC (formerly known as inQbation LLC) is pleased to announce its new CEO, Shannon Sartin. A native of Tucson, Arizona; Shannon was previously a Contracting Officer at the Indian Health Service in Tucson and subsequent to that, the Vice President of Federal Operations at AudioEye. … Continued

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Government Contract Terminology

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Week 9 Blog: Government Terminology During my 9 weeks at InQbation, I’ve been mostly focusing on our lab product SEOQ. However, I’ve had some glimpse into our other half: client work. As you can read on our site, our work is about 50% government focused. While writing some brief client case studies, I learned a … Continued

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Time and materials vs firm fixed price proposals

        Filed under: Government, Web Development

WASHINGTON DC AGILE (DRUPAL & PYTHON) DEVELOPER When it comes to estimating web development projects, there is no real science.  In the end, it is a guessing game and a gamble to see if the developer can deliver everything required, on time, and within budget.  If the developer loses the bet then she loses money, … Continued

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inQbation awarded GSA IT 70 contract

        Filed under: Drupal, Government, Technology, Web Development

LEESBURG HUB Zone, VIRGINIA inQbation, a small business provider of IT products and services to government agencies and nonprofit organizations, announces that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded the company a new IT Schedule 70 contract. inQbation has supported federal agencies including NASA, GSA, OMB, FDIC, ACUS, DHS, Department of State, and Department of Defense … Continued

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inQbation teams with REI to win DHS EAGLE II contract worth $22 billion

        Filed under: Government, Technology

WASHINGTON DC – The United States (US) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract in Functional Category 1, Service Delivery, Unrestricted. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract will provide a full range of services and solutions to support the information technology-based needs of DHS into … Continued

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Hub Zones in Virginia and Washington DC area

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The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.  If you are looking to do business with the federal government, being HUBZone certified can be a great procurement and contracting vehicle to accelerate business development and reduce the competition.  One of the … Continued

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WordPress vs Drupal

WordPress vs Drupal

        Filed under: Government, WordPress

Straight from the founder of WordPress. Matt Mullenweg said tonight at a WordPress for Government conference that the primary differences between WordPress and Drupal are that… 1. WordPress releases major updates 3 times per year where Drupal releases major updates once every 3 years. 2. New updates are backward compatible to existing themes and plugins … Continued

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Best Government Websites: Fulbright Scholar Program

        Filed under: Drupal, Government, Nonprofit

WASHINGTON, DC – inQbation, a Washington DC Drupal developer – is pleased to announce the launch of CIES.ORG – Fulbright Scholar Program, A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a division of the Institute of International Education. CIES.ORG … Continued

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky spends first Christmas at home in 10 years

        Filed under: Case Studies, Government, Nonprofit, WordPress

WASHINGTON, DC – WordPress web designer, inQbation, designed and developed KHODORKOVSKY.COM using the WordPress content management system (CMS) platform in 2012.  It features an interactive timeline, photo gallery, embedded video, social media integration, document management system, and lead generation.  We produced over 125 logo concepts for consideration before the committee settled on the winning logo … Continued

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Russia’s President Putin to Pardon Khodorkovsky

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This is an historic moment and inQbation is proud to have played a role in history.  We designed and developed Khodorkovsky.com in 2012 and have been watching the news around Khodorkovsky ever since.  It appears that Khodorkovsky is only days away from being pardoned and released ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Khodorkovsky.com was built … Continued

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WhiteHouse uses digital strategy to get the word out

WhiteHouse uses digital strategy to get the word out

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Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse https://twitter.com/whitehouse http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Too bad the Tech President didn’t leverage his tech-savvy and web-savvy to pull off a successful HealthCare.gov launch.

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