Jan 10, 2017
Jon Hammock, CEO, and Kevin Reid, VP National Security, discuss KeyLogic’s 18 years of growth, budget formulation, systems integration, biometrics on Federal News Radio’s Federal Tech Talk.
Apr 26, 2016
The importance of transportation fuels – gasoline and diesel – during emergency situations come to the public’s attention after natural disasters, such as Hurricane Sandy.
Apr 21, 2016
The crux of research and development (R&D) can be boiled down to one key idea: building on previous knowledge.
Apr 19, 2016
For the past 15 years, the world of defense agency contracting has benefited from a growth period that continues at a frenetic pace. More often in today’s defense contracting system, integration and cohesiveness between Federal and commercial entities makes efficiency and success dependent on the synergy between government and business.
Apr 14, 2016
How do you know if a project was successful?
The analysis of a project at the end of its life-cycle is what determines whether or not the project was successful. And if it was successful, what factors influenced the positive outcome.
Apr 12, 2016
Technology readiness levels (TRLs) were originally implemented in the 1970’s by NASA to compare apples, oranges, and suitcases. Actually, it was to compare disparate technology developments in terms of their technological maturity. “Apples and oranges” might translate to development of two distinct experiments to fly on a space shuttle, one on the effects of microgravity on fruit fly breeding and another on free-form fabrication of parts by electron-beam deposition.
Apr 07, 2016
First released in 1985, Excel was launched during what many would now regard as the digital Stone Age. Yet three decades later, many federal agencies still rely solely on Excel to manage billion-dollar budgets. It’s like trying to stream video on a flip phone – it’s not going to work.
Apr 06, 2016
The release of the White House’s 2017 budget proposal has everyone talking about government finances. This year, it’s not just about the bottom line.
Dec 11, 2013
In simplest terms, Earned Value Management (EVM) is a method of measuring project performance. There are many ways to measure performance, and EVM is a well-known, standard method, mandated in the case of many government projects.
Dec 10, 2013
In all my years of writing and reviewing communications products I have found that there is no punctuation mark more confusing to most writers than the semicolon. Conventional wisdom seems to be to avoid its use altogether in favor of breaking up long clauses or phrases into shorter sentences—and that would be a mistake. The semicolon is uniquely qualified for performing a number of very specific and important syntactical tasks and omitting it altogether limits the ways a writer can create—and a reader can perceive—written language.