Modernization Initiatives in Government

Technology has been a big game changer in people’s lifestyle. It just not moves the world around a cycle of industrialization and mass production of new items and services, but also constantly have...

OPEN Government Data Act

A new year has started with changes in legislation as new bills have been reviewed at both the Senate and House level. As we approach the end of the first half of the 2019 fiscal year, it is important...

How Agencies Should Prep for Artificial Intelligence

Here are the opportunities and requirements for success. Artificial intelligence refers to the ability of computers systems to perform tasks that normally require human intellect and judgment. Also...

Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform

Most discussions about improving federal personnel management turn to civil service reform, employee engagement, performance management, FEVS scores, workforce planning, and strategic partnering....

Treasury Honors COE-supported DHS DATA Act Implementation

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), a management and technology consulting firm that helps federal agencies transform to improve efficiency and effectiveness, today announced that...

Enterprise Human Resource Integration (EHRI) Data Warehouse Support for OPM

Client Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Services Enterprise Human Resource Integration Data Warehouse Support Year 2014 OPM’s Enterprise Human...

Two years in: A Look at the Current Status of the DATA Act

At just over two years old, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) has progressed towards implementation of its key provisions in May 2017, but progress has faced some key...

The Internet of Things and the Dangers of Frivolous Data

Imagine an innovative new product - the automated stapler. This stapler boasts some rather nifty features. First, it is biometrically activated. Gone are the days of someone stealing a stapler from...

Establishing a Federal Employee Personnel Number: A Unique ID to Replace the SSN

How can OPM eliminate SSN from electronic records held by OPM? How can OMB implement an alternate ID for Federal employees to replace the SSN as the employee ID?“In 1962, The Civil Service...

Four Immutable Laws of Data

I am often fascinated by the ways in which data is erroneously perceived, collected, stored, retrieved, and reported in organizations. Data of all kinds certainly have limitations. In any given...