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Benefits of Open-Source Research for Federal Agencies

By Tyler Wilson
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With the 24/7 news cycle, many of us have learned to source and assess articles and updates like professional researchers. Is the information I have in hand accurate or not?…

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Insider Secrets for Knowledge Management System Adoption: Community Building

By Fred Hassani
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Your agency’s new knowledge management system (KMS) went live a few weeks ago. You were excited to introduce it to everyone and expected to hear good feedback, but what are…

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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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Enterprise Services

By Kristin Quinn
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Tesla Government hosted a USGIF GEOINTeraction event

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Virginia Chamber Unveils 23rd Annual List of Virginia's Fastest Growing Companies – The Fantastic 50

By Fred Hassani
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Tesla Government is named as a Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2018 Virginia Fantastic 50 Winner

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When Big Tech Is Not the Answer—Why Small Businesses Get More Done

By Julia Belloti
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Every company wants to be more productive and maximize profit and to do so, many of them use large-scale productivity suites and apps. But what if I told you the…

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Beyond Cultural Training: Turkey and the Case for Context

By Emine Toplu
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Military officers deploying abroad and executives conducting activities overseas often receive cultural training designed to help them avoid offending host country nationals and to negotiate effectively with host country counterparts.…

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Afghanistan Is Finally Holding Elections—While the Taliban Gobbles Up Territory

By John Strobridge
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Afghans are set to head to the polls next year to elect a new parliament more than three years after the legislative body’s most recent term expired in 2015. The…

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The Geospatial Data Act of 2017: A Necessary Step Forward, with One Major Flaw

By John Steed
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Even the casual observer will likely have noticed a greater prevalence of the words “geospatial” or “GIS” over the past few years, and for good reason. The use of geospatial…

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One Clearance to Rule Them All

By Mark Costis
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Does the process of obtaining a security clearance feel as grueling and unending as Frodo Baggins’s quest to destroy the One Ring of Power? Does the idea of “reciprocity” in…

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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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