The Virtual Consultant

Two months have passed since agencies have moved to full telework schedules, forcing most federal employees to work from home. Consultants supporting federal clients must embrace this reality as well....

Five Tips to Joining a New Project Team Remotely

Current limitations created by the Coronavirus pandemic are reorienting how people do their work worldwide. For many of us, that means working remotely and trying our best to maintain productivity...

Seven Human Capital Challenges While Teleworking

Written by Roberto Calderon and Paul Eder With the onset COVID-19, many organizations have had to reorganize and rethink what they value and how they get working tasks completed. Organizations took...

Workforce Planning Tips in The Time of COVID-19

In this crazy time of quarantining and social distancing, more people are working from home than ever before. Once COVID-19 is in our rear view mirrors, there is a growing consensus around the country...

Leveraging DATA Act for COVID-19 Spending Data

Written by Paul Eder and Bill Hughes Capitalize on DATA Act to Track COVID-19 Spending In May 2014, President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) into law. The...

Strength in Numbers – How Diversity Drives Success

It’s no secret that fostering a sense of inclusion and knowledge sharing within a workforce cultivates a diversity climate that can be beneficial for a company from top to bottom. But what exactly...

The Power of Confident Consulting

Consulting is a confidence game. As a consultant, your livelihood is dependent on you being more confident that the person you're helping. So what are the keys to develop and maintain a presence...

OPEN Government Data Act and the Importance of the CDO Role

In the government data world, mixed among buzz words such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and business intelligence (BI), new terms like Federal Data Strategy, open data, the...

Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019

The year 2019 has brought many changes in both public and private sector, with current initiatives and bills being under review to become public law or amend current legislation. It is, with no...

GAO Reviews: Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication

Government programs are created and implemented for various reasons. These programs are usually managed by a Federal department or specific agency or by more than one agency in the case of cross...