Standing up a Knowledge Management Office

Maybe “Office” is not the right word, since these “offices” turn out to be really just sections within a larger true business office; a KM section within a Finance Office or a KM section within a Project Management Office or a KM section within a Procurement Office are examples. KM is a such a broad Read more about Standing up a Knowledge Management Office[…]

Data Governance – A Sample Data Governance Policy for Government Agencies

Captain to Lieutenant: “Lieutenant…see this 20ft pole? Bury it in this 10ft hole!” Lieutenant: “Sergeant…?! See this 20ft pole?” Government agencies are currently attempting to compose what are inclusively being called Data Governance Policies. Having served on agency and federal data policy working groups, the insight I can reveal is that at the Agency level Read more about Data Governance – A Sample Data Governance Policy for Government Agencies[…]

Government Agencies – what does remote collaboration “look like?” – PART I

Probably, the very lowest level of remote collaboration is phone conversation. Thankfully, it seems we have moved on from a time when people needed to hear others’ voices, and, we can imagine, phones were a huge leap forward from a time when face-to-face, in-person presence was required for any meeting or collaboration. Nonetheless, government agencies Read more about Government Agencies – what does remote collaboration “look like?” – PART I[…]

Government Agencies – what have you learned about connectivity to your UNCLASSIFIED networks since the COVID-19 lockdown?

By now, government agencies have surveyed their own agency’s workforce to determine how many employees/contractors DO or DO NOT yet have connectivity to the agency’s internal UNCLASSIFIED networks, the common government networks that offer “safe remote access” to the general government workforce. “Safe remote access,” in this context, means the ability for a general government Read more about Government Agencies – what have you learned about connectivity to your UNCLASSIFIED networks since the COVID-19 lockdown?[…]