Beneath a Kennedy Moon

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Beneath a Kennedy Moon

Posted on December 10th, by Stan Skipworth in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Arriving to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on a wonderful summer day in 2016, we parked the family car and began to step out. As I did, I looked up to the beautiful blue sky decorated with magnificent white clouds and a brilliant sun.  Turning, I stopped in an instant, staring at … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: The Right Tool for the Job

Posted on December 10th, by Robin Woolen in About the Public Sector. No Comments

If there is one common theme I’ve found over the past twenty years it’s that client’s consistently believe that technology will solve all their problems. There’s a number of reason’s for this; software sales and marketing people with nifty presentations that promise a simple solution (for a price) or the always present desire to push … Read More »


How to Maintain a Competitive Workforce in The New Year

Posted on December 10th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

As 2016 ends it is worth looking ahead to next year and what may be in store for workplaces. As we expect shifts in policy, many are wondering if we should be changing directions or lean in and stay the course to maintain a competitive workforce? My advice is to lean in and stay the … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: Failure Is Not an Option

Posted on November 7th, by Robin Woolen in on the job. No Comments

An information governance program is a massive undertaking and, as with anything worth doing, there are a number of things that could go wrong. In this month’s article I’d like to look at a few of the more common issues you might encounter as you develop your program and offer a few suggestions on how … Read More »


The Price and Cost of Free Speech

Posted on October 8th, by Randy Burba in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Once upon a time, colleges and universities  were  the place to explore and express new ideas, and to have vigorous debate and discourse, often about highly polarizing issues that included abortion, war, civil rights, and religion.  There was intensity and passion, but there was also respect that allowed for both sides to express themselves as … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: The Never Ending Road to Nirvana

Posted on September 8th, by Robin Woolen in on the job. No Comments

Last month we began our quest to achieve paperless nirvana by eliminating the ROT (Redundant, Obsolete and Transitory) hardcopy that fills our warehouses, file cabinets and desk drawers. This month I’d like to challenge you to deal with the root of the problem – your organization is producing all of this stuff! Now I’m certain … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: Let’s Get Digital

Posted on August 8th, by Robin Woolen in education/training. No Comments

There comes a time in every organization where someone comes up with the idea to “go paperless”. There are many reasons for this; you’ve implemented a new electronic document management system, the contract with your storage provider has come due or you’ve simply run out of file cabinets and places to put new ones. We’ve … Read More »


The BREXIT Dust Is Settling: 1 Month Later

Posted on July 20th, by Oscar Pearson in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

For the overwhelming majority of the IN/OUT campaign, polls pointed towards a Remain victory. Britain set to stay in EU were the claims widely accepted in the midst of the referendum race.

But even then, even before 23rd June, we were all aware of how utterly inaccurate opinion polls can be – and indeed have been … Read More »


How to Become a More Memorable Manager

Posted on July 9th, by Meiko Patton in Career Advice. No Comments

Many of us in our federal careers have struggled at one time or another to get the attention of employees when speaking to them in a group. This can cause us to doubt whether we are commanding the respect that our position deserves. According to author and behavioral investigator Vanessa Van Edwards, this isn’t … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: Binge and Purge

Posted on June 30th, by Robin Woolen in on the job. No Comments

One of the most difficult tasks that every Information Governance program must deal with is getting rid of information assets that have exceeded the retention schedule. This is particularly true at the beginning of the program. There’s several reasons for it; nobody likes other people “messing with their stuff”, people don’t get rid of … Read More »