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13 May 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Kimberly McCarthy

By: Kimberly McCarthy
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The goal of our team is to solve inefficiency in government due to a lack of standardization across IT policies and infrastructure. Even though our group is made up of six different government agencies across both IT and acquisition, the problems encountered in both sectors prove to be very similar...

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30 Apr 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 First Impressions - Gibran Mills

By: Gibran Mills
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In the Federal IT landscape, new buzzwords are constantly identified and implemented in the workforce. Terms like ‘agile’ and ‘better buying power’ are used so often that sometimes their true value is lost. Despite the unintentional dilution of these terms, on Thursday April 9, 2015 in the Indian Treaty Room...

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24 Apr 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Lori Zimet

By: Lori Zimet
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I’ve worked in the Federal Government for over 13 years, but the vast of majority of government agency work remains a mystery to me. When I heard that my managers at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission had nominated me for the CIOC IT Solutions Challenge, I was excited to participate in...

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23 Apr 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Tonya Eaton

By: Tonya Eaton
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Thursday, April 9, 2015 was filled with continuous activities that allowed us to understand and contribute to the first workshop of the IT Solutions Challenge. It was great to hear encouraging words from multiple guest speakers throughout the day including Stephanie Brown’s graphic facilitation, which wrapped up a lot of...

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23 Apr 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 First Impressions - Edgar Pedroza

By: Edgar Pedroza
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When I was first asked by the Chief Information Officer of the Department of the Interior, Sylvia Burns and the Geospatial Information Officer, Dr. Jerry Johnston, whether I would consider a nomination to serve on an exciting new committee being formed by the CIO Council, my first question was to...

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