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Posted by on Oct 13, 2020

Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Vulnerability

Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Vulnerability

There are a number of “V’s” that are associated with big data; they include volume, variety, variability, and verification, but one that is often missing despite it being a major part of cybersecurity is vulnerability. It would seem that this “v” is the missing link between data analytics and cybersecurity. Why would cybersecurity professionals care […]

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Posted by on Apr 8, 2020

Communication Tools for Federal Teleworkers

Communication Tools for Federal Teleworkers

Are you still trying to figure out team dynamics in relation to teleworking? If so, you certainly are not alone. To capture the best talent these days, you are at a great advantage if you can be flexible about location. Most federal agencies are allowing workers to telework at least part of the time. One […]

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Posted by on Feb 28, 2020

Just How Important is Data Quality?

Just How Important is Data Quality?

With the increasing push for IT modernization, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud platforms, and robotic process automation (RPA), we might want to step back and take a look at the aspect of quality in this new reality. Is the data these processes were built upon reliable? Do the results we see demonstrate significant progress? Of course, […]

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2020

What Makes an Agile Government Project Successful?

What Makes an Agile Government Project Successful?

CIO.com defines Agile as “a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called ‘sprints’ to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service.” Agile was established to optimize the commercial development of software. While it has been applied in many other ways, the purposes, requirements, and regulatory demands of government […]

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Posted by on Jan 15, 2020

10 Success Factors for Federal Contracting Professionals

10 Success Factors for Federal Contracting Professionals

Like many other segments of the Federal Government, as the rapid changes in technology impact the way we do business, the differences between contracting in the global commercial market and government continue to broaden. Providing the best possible outcomes for the American people will necessitate Federal leaders working to minimizing these differences and building a […]

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2019

How Important are Soft Skills when Recruiting for Federal IT Positions?

How Important are Soft Skills when Recruiting for Federal IT Positions?

It might seem that every Federal agency is searching for potential IT candidates. Not only does the President’s Management Agenda call for modernizing IT and optimizing data utilization, but also raising standards for the government workforce. This combination creates a tall order for HR professionals who support Federal agencies. While each agency remains laser-focused on its mission, it must also find the time and financial resources to upskill, reskill, and recruit people who will be facilitating their IT modernization transformation.

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