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Breaking Down Barriers: Tesla Government on the FourBlock Podcast

By Andrea Castle
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Before becoming a Data Curator at Tesla Government, Andrea Castle served in the U.S. Army from 2001-2008, deploying twice to Iraq as an Arabic linguist. She joins host Mike Abrams…

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Empathy is Key Soft Skill for Leaders: Tesla Government on the Manage 2 Win Podcast

By Ben Schwartz
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What’s the most important leadership soft skill to drive team culture? Ben Schwartz’s answer might surprise you. Schwartz, Program Manager and Director of Department of State Engagements at Tesla Government, was…

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5 Steps to Stop Information Hoarding and Encourage Collaboration

By Andrea Castle
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“Information sharing” isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a reality for modern-day government operations. However, sharing is difficult. We learned from the 9/11 Commission that the lack of information sharing was…

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Open-Source Data Is Everywhere, You Just Need to Use It

By Brie Gilvin
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Did you know that you have access to robust conflict data on Africa? Or that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United States Agency for International…

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Holding 59% of Backlogged Clearances in Its Hands, DoD Announces New "Lines of Effort"

By Geoff Openshaw
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Obtaining a security clearance can feel like the long march to Mordor: just when you think you have arrived, an angry little monster shows up to set you on a…

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Reading or Skimming: Writing for How People Read Online

By Riz Zandi
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What if I told you that the majority of visitors to your site aren’t actually reading your content but are just skimming it? The fact is most people simply don’t…

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We Want to Shape the Future Without Spending Time Building Context

By Joe Delany
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The 9-11 Commission stated six primary reasons for restructuring the Intelligence Community. First on the list was that information was not organized. The Commission argued that the importance of “…integrated,…

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Out of the Wild: Taming the Information Beast in the Digital Age

By Maureen Carita
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As knowledge workers in today’s digital world, we’re constantly bombarded with unstructured information of all types in all formats–emails, news feeds, blogs, research papers, whitepapers, performance reports, market analyses, etc.…

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Choosing the Right Image Format for the Web

By Joe Fitzgerald
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Whether you’re a seasoned web content manager or a newbie blogger, you’ll likely find yourself asking this question: what is the best image file format to use for my web…

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When In Doubt, Make A Graphic

By Geoff Openshaw
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Managing information often results in cumbersome data sets that are not friendly to readers or the poor saps curating them. Whether working through thousands of pages of coded results from…

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The Collaboration Conundrum

By Brie Gilvin
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If you have worked with or for any US government agency, you know that sharing “across lines” with other agencies is at best a headache and at worst out of…

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Avoid These Three Common Knowledge Management Pitfalls

By Fred Hassani
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You’ve been there. A co-worker asks you to find a document on the shared drive. Despite some searches, you’re unable to find exactly what was requested. Frustrated (and perhaps a…

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