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The Journey to Data Value: Navigating the Pathway to Data Consolidation

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. —Winston S. ChurchillCan...


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Let’s Ask Alice If Outcomes Are Important

As the Cheshire Cat tells us, if you don't know where you are going, any path will get you there. This suggests that if...


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COE Receives Alfred P. Sloan ‘When Work Works’ Award

COE has been honored once again (2013–2017) with the When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace...


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4 Quadrants of Quality

To guide our service to our clients, COE focuses on our 4 Quadrants of Quality-our internal framework for delivering the...


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Three Killer B’s of Government Effectiveness

We love discourse and debate as much as anyone, but on the topic of government effectiveness and efficiency, there are...


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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...


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Engagement Success

COE uses the term "partnership" when talking about our working relationships, because the most successful engagements...


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Things to Consider When Selecting a Firm

In today's environment of tightened budgets, heightened partisanship, and increased scrutiny, agency contract selections...


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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...


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COE Solution: Business Process Improvement

Business Process Improvement (BPI)Conceptually, business process improvement is a powerful model of change, emphasizing...