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File Naming and Data Organization Best Practices: From Clutter and Chaos to Knowledge Management Nirvana

By John Steed
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No one pays much attention to file names until they cause a problem. Perhaps you’ve experienced the frustration and needless busywork caused by a lack of standardized file organization practices.  …

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Data Curation Strategy: 3 Essential Elements and Best Practices

By Andrea Castle
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Federal agencies are collecting more data and information than staff can manage. With so much to sift through, it’s sometimes impossible to find the small percentage of data that’s actually…

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Understanding User Adoption

By Andrea Castle
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Are you rolling out a new knowledge management platform, file sharing system, or another piece of internal software? Two words will make all the difference in how successful it is: User adoption.

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Organizing Your Data: File Naming Conventions and More

By John Steed
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Being smart about file naming conventions, metadata, and tagging can transform the way your organization uses internal knowledge. Learn why it matters.

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Managing Information Overload Through Knowledge Management

By Andrea Castle
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Managing information overload through knowledge management can save you time, money, and hassle. Data curation helps make your job easier.

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GEOINT Transformation and Driving the Future of Information Dominance

By John Steed
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Tesla In the News: Originally published in Trajectory Magazine on January 25, 2019

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Why is Data Visualization Important? To Better Understand Data

By John Steed
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Why is data visualization important? It helps you tell a story with your data so you can use it for better decision-making.

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How to Encourage Cross-Team Collaboration

By Ben Schwartz
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Collaboration is hard. Cross-team collaboration to advance a critical mission? Much harder and much more important. Here’s how we encourage collaboration among our teams.

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User Engagement and Community Building for Knowledge Management Success

By Fred Hassani
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A misconception in knowledge management is that technology will take care of everything for you. People think the technology will be so compelling that an instant community of knowledge sharers will spontaneously emerge. But, it doesn’t work that way in reality.

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What Is a Knowledge Management System and Why Would You Need One?

By Andrea Castle
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The last thing you want to do is waste valuable time looking for information in your messy internal file-sharing system. It’s time to learn what a knowledge management system is and how it can help.

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Iraq Is Not an Iranian Vassal State

By Aaron Magid
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An opinion piece by Aaron Magid

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Information Continuity in the Federal Government

By Fred Hassani
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When federal agency leadership and staff change, institutional knowledge gets lost and missions are put at risk. Knowledge management helps preserve the agency’s information continuity and set up future staff for success.

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