Communities of Practice

Collaborate and share resources with other communities across government who are focused on building better digital experience in government.
  • Communicators

    Brings together government communicators to improve communication and make government more effective.

  • Multilingual

    Brings together government multilingual content managers to expand and improve digital content in languages other than English.

  • Plain Language

    Brings together government plain language practitioners to promote use of plain language, saving agencies time and money and providing better service to the public.

  • Social Media

    Brings together government social media communicators to improve social media outreach efforts.

  • User Experience

    Brings together government user experience practitioners to create better user-centered products for the public.

  • Web Analytics

    Brings together government analytics practitioners to make better decisions using web analytics and other optimization strategies.

  • Web Managers

    Brings together government web content managers to create a better online experience for the public.

Other Communities of Practice

These communities are not managed by, but are listed here
because they overlap with our mission.
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

    Working to advance the cause of APIs in the federal government.

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Supporting and coordinating the use of artificial intelligence technologies in federal agencies.

  • Challenge & Prize

    We encourage public participation in crowdsourcing competitions to find innovative government solutions.

  • Cloud and Infrastructure

    A community for those who support their agency’s IT modernization efforts, and want to learn about application rationalization, data center optimization, and federal cloud computing.

  • Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science

    We work across government develop best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating crowdsourcing and citizen science initiatives.

  • Customer Experience

    We are an interagency group of customer experience practitioners.

  • DevOps

    The practice of operations and development staff participating in the entire service lifecycle to operate rapidly changing resilient systems at scale.

  • Federal Leadership and Professional Development

    Providing federal employees with seminars on leadership, professional development, and strategy.

  • Federal Program and Project Management (FedPM)

    The Federal Program and Project Management (FedPM) Community of Practice is the central source for the sharing of program and project management expertise across the entire federal government.

  • Federal Technology Investment Management

    We share best practices and lessons learned to improve IT cost transparency across government.

  • Government Contact Center Council (G3C)

    The Government Contact Center Council (G3C) Community of Practice (CoP) consists of contact center leaders from agencies in all levels of government focused on delivering exceptional customer experience.

  • Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM)

    The Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAMSC) is the principal interagency forum for identity management, secure access, authentication, authorization, credentials, privileges, and access lifecycle management.

  • Innovation Adoption

    Our purpose is to build innovation and intrapreneurship capacity across government by investing in and nurturing innovation, intrapreneurship capabilities, and the innovation experience.

  • IT Buyers

    The Information Technology (IT) Buyers Community of Practice (ITB CoP) brings together acquisition programs, contract vehicle programs, and procurement specialists to create a community of federal IT buyers who share their experiences and scale their expertise across government.

  • Mindful FED

    A community that offers guided meditations, team trainings, and curated digital resources for federal employees to boost mindfulness, and cultivate wellbeing and resilience in the workplace.

  • Open Data

    A community listserv and working group that unites 900 open data leads at federal agencies, data stewards, and all others in government interested in open data, enterprise data inventory, civic tech, and data-driven government issues.

  • OpenGov

    The Interagency Open Government Community of Practice is where we talk about transparency, open-participation, and collaboration across agencies.

  • Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants

    Our community engages stakeholders around the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), and the Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goal.

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

    A collaborative body designed to rapidly accelerate the adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology across the federal government.

  • Section 508 IT Accessibility

    To support people working to enhance access to federal information technology (IT), we identify and promote best practices for compliance with Section 508 law, and conformance to the Revised 508 Standards.

  • TechAcq

    IT acquisitions are at the heart of federal IT modernization efforts. They support agencies in delivering modern, digital services to the public more effectively and efficiently.

  • U.S. Web Design System

    A community for anyone building federal websites with the U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) or considering it for a future project.

  • Video Production Pros

    Video Production Pros brings together passionate storytellers, artists, social gurus, strategists, and video production experts from across the U.S. government.