Breaking Down Barriers: Tesla Government on the FourBlock Podcast

By Andrea Castle
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Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

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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Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

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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Scaling Engagement in your Knowledge Community: Be SMART About It

By Andrea Castle
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Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

In a knowledge sharing community or platform with only 30 people, it’s easy to know who your users are and what they want. But when your platform grows from 30…

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Eliminating Information Silos Caused by Remote Teams and Common Collaboration Tools

By Ben Schwartz
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Eliminating Information Silos

During the pandemic, organizations quickly shifted to remote work with the help of communication and collaboration platforms like Slack, Google Docs, and MS Teams.  But over time, the limitations of…

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Steps to Successful Project and Knowledge Management: Tesla Government on the Get Down to Business Podcast

By Andrea Castle
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Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

Shaped by her time in the Army, Andrea Castle uses that experience to help government and military clients get their projects done on time and on budget. As data curator…

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Essential for User Adoption Strategy: Defining & Tracking Onboarding Metrics

By Andrea Castle
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Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

A key component of any new system implementation is developing user adoption strategies that get users into the system and engaged to make the program successful.

But there’s really only one way to know if new software is delivering the value you expect: user adoption metrics.

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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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new file being added to a computer

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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People at desks working on data.

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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3 Signs You Could Benefit from a Knowledge Management System

By Andrea Castle
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Post it notes for organizing information.

Since our team is frequently called to rescue clients experiencing information overload, we are often asked how a government agency can benefit from a knowledge management system.  Many questions arise…

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Disadvantages of Lots of Data

By Fred Hassani
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lots of data on a giant stack of paperwork

We live in a grand age of communication. Every day, we have access to an abundance of data and information passing across our screens. Anything we need to know is…

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