Managing security compliance with a hybrid workforce

Home internet speed. Cameras on or off. Core work hours. These are just a few remote work worries managers now have to consider. While businesses may have dabbled in flexible work arrangements before, it’s clear that widespread adoption of hybrid policies is here to stay — and with it, the need for cybersecurity extends beyond […]

The Best of DTS Issue 23: Investing in Your Workforce

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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 […]

Navigating Project Management With A Hybrid Team

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Project management has forever been changed by COVID in both subtle and significant ways. In my world – government contracting – it previously would have been unimaginable to work anywhere but at the client’s site. Since the pandemic, change surrounds us. I hesitate to call it the ‘new normal’ because nothing is normal about our […]

Why Your Company’s Compliance Score Is Your New Credit Score

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Who can you trust these days? If you’re about to jump into an agreement with another company, you want to hear the good — and the bad. Pulling a credit report might start the process, as this can help verify basic facts about the company and provide a credit summary and financial history. Is that […]

Knowledge Management Culture and the Government Workforce

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It’s been more than a year since the pandemic started impacting work life, and the federal government quickly adopted or refined policies to make large-scale, work-from-home successful. For many government organizations, the pandemic accelerated digital transformation efforts. It also provided a test bed for remote and distributed operations, paving the way for a new, hybrid workforce.

What To Look For In An Office For The Next Normal

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We’re office shopping. After abandoning our space last year in favor of all-virtual work, we’re once again considering if — and how — we can return to the office. And we’re not alone. Roughly 40% of employers who shifted to remote work had plans to return to the office in some capacity by March 2021, […]

Back to the Office or Happy at Home: What Will Agencies Do? | GovLoop

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It’s been almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started impacting work life. Like many of you, we quickly adopted or refined policies to make work-from-home (WFH) work for us. You’ve probably adjusted things several times since then to come up with a sustainable solution. So once we can go back into the office, the question is: should we? […]

5 Pointers for Employee Retention in the New Normal

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The past few months have been marked by uncertainty and stress. Every organization has been challenged in some way. As agencies continue to be resilient and adjust operations, approaches and procedures, it’s critical to not forget about your employees. They are arguably the most valuable asset in weathering these challenges and achieving your mission. Essential […]