How to Climb the Knowledge Mountain

By Andrea Castle
In
image of climb to peak of mountain

Data drives decisions every day in government. But turning raw data into actionable insights is only the first step. How can federal agencies continually add value to the original data…

Read More ›

How to Enhance Data Collaboration in Federal Agencies

By Andrea Castle
In , ,
How to Enhance Data Collaboration Across Federal Agencies

Data is one of the most valuable assets for federal agencies. But in order to maximize its value, data needs to be shared. By sharing data, federal agencies can reduce…

Read More ›

How to Develop a Holistic Approach to Data and Knowledge Management

By Ben Schwartz
In
Personal Trainer

In our data-powered world, government agencies must develop a holistic approach to building a foundation of data capabilities and assets. But what does that really mean? A quick search for…

Read More ›

Buyer Beware: Software Is Not a Silver Bullet

By Fred Hassani
In ,
Buyer Beware: Software Is Not a Silver Bullet

The world generates 2.5 exabytes of data every 24 hours. In other words, every 48 hours, we generate more data than all the words spoken by every human being who’s…

Read More ›

Importance of Knowledge Curation: Lessons from the Pandemic for Remote Teams

By Andrea Castle
In
The Importance of Proactive Curation: Lessons from Pandemic for Remote Teams

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teams and organizations across every sector of industry were forced to re-examine their work practices and routines, especially with regard to sharing information.  Those organizations…

Read More ›

Driving Engagement: Increase Your Chances of User Adoption Success

By Ben Schwartz
In
Tesla Government Inc. | Unpack your data with confidence.

National lotteries often advertise, “if you don’t play, you can’t be a winner.” Seems rather silly, right? But it’s surprising how many people talk about winning the lottery without actually…

Read More ›

Breaking Down Barriers: Tesla Government on the FourBlock Podcast

By Andrea Castle
In ,
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…

Read More ›

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

By Ben Schwartz
In ,
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…

Read More ›

Scaling Engagement in your Knowledge Community: Be SMART About It

By Andrea Castle
In
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…

Read More ›

Eliminating Information Silos Caused by Remote Teams and Common Collaboration Tools

By Ben Schwartz
In
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…

Read More ›