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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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Curating Your Data for Better Outcomes

By Brie Gilvin
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Data curation and management – when done right – can be a powerful tool that leads to better outcomes. Here are a few tips to point you in the right direction.

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What Is Open Source Research?

By Tyler Wilson
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Here at Tesla, there are 4 pillars to our open source research process, all working together to help our clients be better informed and make better decisions. Take a look.

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Marie Kondo-ing Our Geospatial Data

By Delwin Leung
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The Marie Kondo craze extends beyond your closets and attic: Learn from our GIS team, who is decluttering geospatial data to build a better product!

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Using Knowledge Management to Present Your Data With Impact

By John Steed
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Data is often unorganized and overwhelming. It could be difficult to recognize significant connections and trends and even harder to grasp a clear picture of what your data is trying to tell you.

This is why data visualization often becomes a key part of your knowledge management program.

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Data Management is a Team Sport

By David Grosso
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Tesla In the News: A conversation with David Grosso, senior geospatial analyst at Tesla Government

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Building a Corporate Culture of Excellence Through a Better Commuting Experience

By Dale Roberts
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At Tesla, we help clients act with confidence because they have the right information to make the right decision at the right time. But this wouldn’t be possible without our team, so we make a point to hire only the best and the brightest from a variety of backgrounds. To attract and retain our talented team, we look for ways to show how much their work means to us.

One way is by offering innovative teleworking and commuting options.

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New Year’s Resolutions to Kick-Start Knowledge Management and Information Curation

By John Steed
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If you’ve been to the gym lately, you know a lot of people are all-in on their New Year’s resolutions to get in shape and improve their health. If you’re not one of them, we promise not to judge you.

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Distilling Your Data to What’s Important

By Andrea Castle
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In our previous post, we looked at how knowledge management can solve your information overload. More isn’t always better. Deep down, you know it’s true. But it’s easy to forget, especially when it comes to collecting data.

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Cutting Through Information Overload so You Can Make Better Decisions

By Tyler Wilson
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When you need to find a key document, the last thing you want to hear from a colleague is, “It’s on the shared drive” or “It’s in SharePoint.” Searching for…

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Jordan Can’t Keep Up Its Double Game

By Aaron Magid
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Tesla In the News: Originally published in Foreign Policy on August 23, 2018

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