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....

Statement of The Center for Organizational Excellence On Social Equity for All

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) embraces and honors the value of equality within our democracy. We must contribute to the elimination of systemic racism, unconscious bias, and...

Five Leadership Competencies That Are Not Optional Anymore

The post-COVID-19 business environment has forced leaders to think about new ways of motivating and guiding their teams. The world has changed in a matter of months, and this new world requires new...

Bridging the Gap with Social Distancing

How leveraging existing tools can maintain a sense of community during a lockdown. With the corporate world feeling the full effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many...

Workforce Planning Tips in The Time of COVID-19

In this crazy time of quarantining and social distancing, more people are working from home than ever before. Once COVID-19 is in our rear view mirrors, there is a growing consensus around the country...

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...

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...

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...