Five Leadership Competencies That Are Not Optional Anymore

The post-COVID-19 business environment has forced leaders to think about new ways of motivating and guiding their teams. The world has changed in a matter of months, and this new world requires new...

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...

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...

If I Were President…

*Click here to download the PDF of this article* “We in America do not have government by the majority — we have government by the majority who participate... All tyranny needs to gain a foothold...

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...

Tips to Help Non-Technology Auditors Manage Technology Audits in Government

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Roberto Calderon. In today’s technology-heavy world, working “outside of your area or...