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Posted by on Apr 5, 2022

Project Management Ownership in Federal Agencies

Project Management Ownership in Federal Agencies

Projects exist to solve problems and bring ideas into reality. Instead of limiting their focus to scope, deliverables, schedule, work breakdown structure, and change management, project managers can feel empowered to take ownership of a project by answering these three questions: Why does the project exist? What are the key activities and milestones? How will […]

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Posted by on Feb 7, 2022

How to Effectively Implement Agile in Government Projects

How to Effectively Implement Agile in Government Projects

You have a new project! That’s generally exciting news. It means you have the opportunity to build something from scratch and generate new prospects for your team. But then, the other shoe drops. “We’d like an Agile implementation.” While Agile has been around for two decades, many government agency project managers are just now beginning […]

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Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

Cybersecurity and Federal Project Management

Cybersecurity and Federal Project Management

In the world of cybersecurity, confidentiality, integrity, and availability form the mantra of every security specialist. These three factors ensure that the data in every information system are kept within the confines of the organization. They ensure that the retrievable data is the same data that was placed in the system and that it is […]

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2021

Streamlined Procurements: What Should Be in Your RFP?

Streamlined Procurements: What Should Be in Your RFP?

While there are some flexibilities, depending on the type of contract (e.g., time and materials, cost plus fixed fee), the majority of contracts are firm fixed price (FFP). To achieve the most realistic pricing, particularly for FFP contracts, federal entities should recognize that the burden of risk is on the bidder, who must factor in […]

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Posted by on Feb 18, 2021

Being Agile in a Federal Fiscal Year

Being Agile in a Federal Fiscal Year

Agile On Time There seems to be a significant disconnect between running Agile projects and meeting deadlines. Nothing could be further from the truth! Despite the seemingly laissez-faire approaches in Agile management, deadlines and deliverables abound. You just have to look for them. In many organizations, Agile is considered non-viable because it doesn’t have the […]

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