Financial audits and inspections cannot be avoided - they are a necessary component of the Financial Management process. Chances are, if you are attempting to "prepare" for an audit or inspection, you have already failed it. Instead of running around like a chicken with its head cut off, there are actions organizations can take every day to ensure you are always prepared.
An Outcome Driven Enterprise Approach™
Binary's Blog covers innovative and smarter approaches to driving success for Government IT projects, large scale initiatives, programs, acquisitions, performance management, technology innovations, information management, and other projects, providing leaders, managers, and acquisition specialists with government and industry best practices, strategies, tips, methodologies, points of view, research, interviews, case studies, news to improve outcomes and mitigate risks, as well as guiding principles and examples of "Outcome Driven" approaches that generate results quickly and cost-effectively.
It’s important for the DoD to be compliant. It’s also important for every DoD organization to spend their budget responsibly, perform effective cost management, and make smart decisions on future obligations. A review & analysis and performance dashboards are two actions that can maximize purchasing power.
We’ve heard from many Federal Enterprise Architects that they don’t feel relevant and valued for their contributions to the mission. There are several reasons why enterprise architects may not have a seat at the strategy table, learn about five good reasons you may be losing relevancy in your organization.
Dashboards are all the rage now, with many agencies rushing to implement a dashboard solution so they can jump on the business intelligence (BI) bandwagon. Here are six areas of consideration to help your organization implement an effective BI solution that produces results that matter…
According to a recent Meritalk study (reported by Nextgov, May 21, 2014), 300 federal network managers say pursuing a combination of data center consolidation, virtualization, cloud computing, remote access, application rationalization, and infrastructure diversification initiatives has the potential to save the Federal Government $20 Billion. That’s a lot of dough. However, these same managers are struggling to get these initiatives off the ground in order to reap the real rewards for a variety of reasons.