This is awesome: the folks over at uscode.house.gov agreed to extend their RFP deadline by one week to August 18th. If you were thinking about getting a team together to create a bid, now you've got a bit of breathing room.Continue reading
Here's the proposal that was released by the Recovery board on Friday. Lots of redactions, but it should serve two purposes-- one, to let us see what they're working on, and two, to let us figure out how to write these proposals.Continue reading
Last week, we announced that we were going to bid on Recovery.gov. Here, 9 days later we have a few pages of information on our bid, but I don't think it makes sense to turn anything in tomorrow. So I'm declaring this experiment a failure. Most people confuse "failure" with being "wrong" but here in the Labs, we're into experimentation -- and you can't experiment or push the ball forward if you're afraid to fail.
This was a completely worthwhile experiment and we've learned a lot. I want to share some of the reasons why we failed, and what we've learned with all of you:Continue reading
We've just been given the answers to the questions posed to the Recovery board about the bid. We put them up on Scribd. Check it outContinue reading