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...

Strength in Numbers – How Diversity Drives Success

It’s no secret that fostering a sense of inclusion and knowledge sharing within a workforce cultivates a diversity climate that can be beneficial for a company from top to bottom. But what exactly...

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 presence...

OPEN Government Data Act and the Importance of the CDO Role

In the government data world, mixed among buzz words such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and business intelligence (BI), new terms like Federal Data Strategy, open data, the...

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...

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...

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...

What Federal HR Could Learn from Tennessee’s Reforms

I recently visited the state of Tennessee to review its award-winning human resources function and training program and the reforms state officials have made over a five-year period. I took a federal...