Three Ways to Get Closer to Civil Service Reform

The former Tennessee Commissioner of Human Resources gives tips to achieving large-scale change Civil service reform is not a new concept. Federal government stakeholders across the country have...

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...

Using New Technology on Government Audits

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Lyn McGee, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. It is almost 2019, with less than two weeks to...

Being an Auditor vs. Being an Auditee

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. Government audits always have two major players who enter the project with...

Managing Program Evaluations Using QSIE Standards

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. Evaluations are a systematic assessment of the operation...

Tips for Serving as an Expert Resource on a Government Audit

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. An audit is an official inspection or examination of...

Auditing Agile Projects: Things to Consider

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon and Dr. Paul Eder. Many new technology projects in government are being implemented via Agile...

Static Code Analysis: A Tool for Technology Auditors

This article is one of a 7-part series on “Technology Auditing Strategies” co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. Auditors today need to be tech savvy. Nearly...

Being a Federal Employee, Simplified

For years I have read articles, listened to the pundits and politicians, and overheard many water cooler conversations about the lack of performance and accountability in federal agencies, the poor...