KeyLogic Blog

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  • KeyLogic Systems Featured on Federal News Radio’s Federal Tech Talk!

    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.
  • Gas Pumps

    Analyzing the Transportation Fuel Constraints During Emergencies

    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.
  • Lightbulb

    Maximize Your ROI on R&D Through Captured Learned Value

    Apr 21, 2016
    The crux of research and development (R&D) can be boiled down to one key idea: building on previous knowledge.
  • Paperwork

    Why the Closeout Process is So Critical for Successful Defense Contracting

    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.
  • Dart in bullseye

    Identifying the Key Considerations for Successful Project Portfolio Analysis

    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.
  • Apples to Oranges

    Technology Readiness Levels: Determining Maturity

    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.
  • Buried in paperwork

    Excel Experts are Not the Workforce of the Future

    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.
  • Strategic management

    How to Bring Budget Reporting Together with Strategic Planning

    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.
  • EVM

    Why Should a Project Manager Care About Earned Value?

    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.
  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Semicolon

    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.