The Best of DTS Issue 23: Investing in Your Workforce

Man on a conference call working from home

These days no employer can afford to lose a good employee. Not every person on the payroll is a superstar, but all play a real and necessary role in achieving your mission, from the BD team out in front to the admin and IT staff behind the scenes. That’s why this quarter, we’ve focused on […]

The Best of DTS Issue 22: Spring Cleaning

Team Meeting to Discuss Cybersecurity Strategies

Spring cleaning isn’t something I look forward to. I prefer to usher in warmer weather with a baseball game or taking the top off the Jeep and hitting the road. As a business owner, however, I feel the need to revisit goals and refresh objectives several times a year – spring included. I hope this […]

The Best of DTS Issue 21: Focused on the Workforce

Technology Empowers Frontline Workers

Every employer is up at night thinking about their workforce. How to keep them. How to engage them. How to attract them. Employees want to work from home. Managers want to go back to the office. Whether you are operating remote or in person – or a hybrid of both – one thing is clear: […]

The Best of DTS Issue 20: Catalyst! Accelerating Innovation

Team collaboration

Using innovation on the job takes many forms. You might be a problem solver, a designer, a planner, or use new technology in your work. With so many ways to tap into innovation on-the-job, it’s a topic that deserves its own issue. In this edition of the Best of DTS, we share how to encourage […]

The Best of DTS Issue 19: The New Landscape for Learning at Work

Business meeting from mixed locations

As kids head back to school this fall, we can all be inspired to learn something new. We have to! Hiring has gone from challenging to nearly impossible, placing an emphasis on learning programs that enrich and develop the skills of current employees. Our focus for this newsletter therefore is all about learning on the […]

The Best of DTS Issue 18: A Focus on Values

Business woman taking a mindful moment

In times of uncertainty and discord its core values that need rekindling. For some of us, the pandemic offered time for reflection – remembering why we work and what drives us. For others, our personal values kicked in automatically, helping to navigate tough work challenges. Defining the next normal will require every organization to examine […]

Three Values That Will Define Successful Leaders In 2021


Leading my team from home for nearly a year has given me time to think — and stress — about what makes us as leaders be our best. It’s given me a new perspective to study others, too, and I’ve noticed a few things about organizations that have weathered the storm well. This thinking revealed […]


CMMC news and recommendations

News and Recommendations WHAT’S NEW: NIST controls aren’t changing, but CMMC requirements might DTS RECOMMENDS: We’re still seeing a lot of confusion among contractors about NIST 800-171, CMMC, and when companies need to be compliant. NIST 800-171 is a list of controls that departments and agencies are authorized to select from. It spells out 110 control […]

The Best of DTS Issue 17: Reboot! …the Digital Workplace

Businesswoman on laptop working from home

It’s been almost a year since the pandemic started. The biggest change for us – like many of you – has been adopting or refining policies and tech to make a digital workplace work. Think of your digital workplace and the platforms, tools and environments you use for work now. Who would have thought we […]