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 it…

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…

Modernization Initiatives in Government

Written by Roberto Calderon 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…

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…

How Agencies Should Prep for Artificial Intelligence

Here are the opportunities and requirements for success. Artificial intelligence refers to the ability of computers systems to perform tasks that normally require human intellect and judgment. Also…

Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform

Most discussions about improving federal personnel management turn to civil service reform, employee engagement, performance management, FEVS scores, workforce planning, and strategic partnering.…

Treasury Honors COE-supported DHS DATA Act Implementation

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), a management and technology consulting firm that helps federal agencies transform to improve efficiency and effectiveness, today announced that…

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 2014 OPM’s Enterprise Human Resource…

Two years in: A Look at the Current Status of the DATA Act

At just over two years old, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) has progressed towards implementation of its key provisions in May 2017, but progress has faced some key…

The Internet of Things and the Dangers of Frivolous Data

Imagine an innovative new product - the automated stapler. This stapler boasts some rather nifty features. First, it is biometrically activated. Gone are the days of someone stealing a stapler from…