KeyLogic Blog

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  • Scrabble Tiles

    Avoiding Nettlesome Abbreviations

    Oct 01, 2013
    Working for a government contractor, we are accustomed to using many abbreviations in our daily communications. Unfortunately, some of them have so infiltrated our vocabularies that their original meanings were forgotten long ago, leading to the ubiquitous: “what does < insert abbreviation > stand for?”
  • Mental Clarity

    Finding Clarity in the Storm

    Sep 26, 2013
    In the midst of this I’m doing what people in my profession do – watching and learning. What really happened? Did we really see it coming? How was our response? Did we miss causes? How could we have been better? How do we prepare in the future? These and a dozens of other questions go through our minds as we work on how to protect more people in the future.
  • Check Icon

    CPARS – Why It Is Important for Contractors

    Sep 25, 2013
    As a government contractor, we have an important role in the Contractor Performance Assessment Rating System (CPARS) process. CPARS is a web-enabled system used by Government assessing officials for reporting on contractor performance. CPARS reports are transmitted to the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), the Government’s single source for contractor past performance.
  • Megaphone

    COMMUNICATION: The Key To Effective Leadership

    Sep 24, 2013
    When you have a message to communicate (either directly, or indirectly) make sure it’s true and correct, well-reasoned, and supported by solid business logic. Perhaps equally important is that your message is consistent, clear and accurate.
  • Federal IT Dashboard

    What are the processes to use eCPIC and the Federal IT Dashboard for IT investment management and submission of OMB Exhibit 53 and Exhibit 300?

    Sep 19, 2013
    In managing the US Department of Labor (DOL) IT portfolio, the KeyLogic Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) team uses DOL and OMB tools to improve the performance of the DOL investments and overall portfolio. One of these tools is the Federal IT Dashboard (www.itdashboard.gov).