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Jeremy Zilar

GSA | New York City

As part of his four-year term with 18F, Jeremy served in GSA’s Technology Transformation Service as’s director from 2017 to 2020.

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Even with a design system, you still need a designer

The U.S. Web Design System gives flexibility to teams to build the right solution for users, but there are still plenty of design decisions that teams need to make to be successful. In short, you’ll still need a designer. — via 18F

Feb 13, 2020

This Week's IDEA

Adopting the USWDS, One Step at a Time

The U.S. Web Design System is key to new website standards
Jan 30, 2020
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Website standards

GSA officially released the ‘website standards’ referenced in Section 3(e) of 21st Century IDEA. The U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) is key to new website standards. — via General Services Administration

Jan 23, 2020

Welcome to the NEW

We’ve been working on a new version of, and we’re ready to make it available to you.
Dec 19, 2019
This Week's IDEA

An Introduction to Accessibility

This week, we're taking at look at how to reframe our approach to encouraging others to build with accessibility.
Dec 11, 2019
This Week's IDEA

Building the Elements That Earn Trust

This week, we’d like to talk about trust, and the elements that go into building trust with people who are using our services.
Nov 18, 2019
This Week's IDEA

Meet Your Federal Web Council

When something important needs to be coordinated across the federal web space, the Federal Web Council is the vehicle for getting it done.
Nov 12, 2019
This Week's IDEA

Let’s Talk 21st Century IDEA

We are starting a new blog post series on 21st Century IDEA that’ll break down one essential topic and point to guidance to start running with it.
Nov 04, 2019

Building Product Management Capacity in Government, part 1

18F is kicking off a new series on building product management capacity in government agencies that explores the process of helping people in government transition into product management roles through experiential learning. — via 18F

Oct 24, 2019

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Feedback-Driven Updates to the PRA Guide

This week, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), clarified the process for information collections associated with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). These changes include an easy to understand chart that lays out the steps for this sometimes hard to understand process, and are a direct result of the feedback they’ve been getting from the community. — via The Guide to the Paperwork Reduction Act

Oct 09, 2019

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Join the U.S. Web Design System Community

Are you and your team working with the U.S. Web Design System on your site, or have plans to start using it? The USWDS team has a public Slack channel where you can meet other government engineers, content specialists, and designers who are working with the USWDS to build accessible, mobile-friendly websites. — via U.S. Web Design System

Oct 08, 2019