KeyLogic Blog: Solutions

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Data Warehouse

    Why or When Do You Need a Data Warehouse?

    Oct 29, 2013
    Whether you are the CEO of a fortune-500 level company or a director working on a mid-scale project for the government, chances are that you need to deal with lot of business data. If you want to analyze all that data in a way that can enhance the decision-making and customer-service capabilities of your business, you might want to consider the data warehouse route.
  • Military Technology

    Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTD) Selection Process: Provide Demonstration Venue for Innovative Ideals and Emerging Technology

    Sep 12, 2013
    JCTDs are selected technology demonstrations approved by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Rapid Fielding Directorate (RFD) Program Office and Congress to demonstrate innovative and emerging technology and are solutions that fill a gap identified by military Combatant Commanders (CoCOM). Innovative technology and new concepts improve the way warfighters fight in a joint and rapidly changing environment. The JCTD process was initiated to permit early and inexpensive evaluation of mature and advanced technology.
  • Excel Pivot Table

    Converting Data to Useful Information – A Basic Pivot Table “How To”

    Sep 11, 2013
    Has anyone ever handed you a spreadsheet of data and asked you to make sense of all the numbers? One of the more beneficial features within Excel is the pivot table. This function makes it possible to rearrange and summarize data into informative tables with a few clicks of your mouse.
  • Puzzle pieces

    Federal RD&D Problems and How to Effectively Manage Them

    Aug 21, 2013
    Have you noticed that some federal project managers struggle with effectively managing Research, Design and Development (RD&D) projects? Being an effective project manager is tough enough, but here are two self-inflicted challenges.
  • Global Solutions

    How difficult is it to implement government-funded technology demonstration projects in a developing country?

    Aug 14, 2013
    Some challenges are associated with implementing government-funded technology demonstration projects in a developing country. The demonstration of a new technology in a developing country is necessary to ascertain that the technology is appropriate and to determine if some adaptation is necessary for it to work. Such projects are usually funded under bilateral agreements between the United States and a developing country or funded by the Agency for International Development.