Telling an Effective Data Story

Written by Paul Eder and Matt Ancona Your data is a lie. You don’t believe us? Then tell us what its limitations are. If you can, then you know your data is flawed – but you still trust that…

Five Ways to Effectively Engage Stakeholders

Written by Paul Eder and Roberto Calderon Imagine this situation.  You and your team spent time to design and develop a solution for a major business need. You researched best practices, validated…

10 Tips for Effective Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

By Roberto Calderon and Dr. Paul Eder  In order to stay competitive, organizations should continuously monitor their culture and ensure it is consistent with changes in the workforce and society.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Being an Auditor vs. Being an Auditee

Written by Roberto Calderon 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…

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…