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Mark Pascoe, CGI Federal
Mark Pascoe

Flexibility is key to housing occupancy reviews of the future

July 23, 2021 In my 15 years in the affordable housing industry, I never imagined a time when performance-based contract administrators would not be able to physically inspect units or conduct in-person reviews of site files. COVID-19 forced a change,

Maryna Mahfoudhi, CGI Federal
Maryna Mahfoudhi

Five steps to keep open-source software secure

July 15, 2021 Nowadays, open-source components such as libraries, frameworks and other software modules dominate the enterprise. Free and open-source software (FOSS) serves as a fundamental building block for many technologies. Developers no longer write application software from scratch. Instead, they rely on...

sourabh
Sourabh Pawar

How enterprise architecture bolsters digital transformation

July 9, 2021 A risk- and cost-driven approach to enterprise architecture is an often overlooked enabler on the road to digital transformation.

William Richey
William Richey

Eight reasons states need a system of record for disaster recovery

June 28, 2021 Working in the wild world of natural disaster recovery, it is difficult to ignore the data that indicates our environment is under stress. Wildfires are more devastating. Coastal flooding events are occurring more frequently. Hurricanes are becoming more intense, and...

John Nemoto
John Nemoto

Reduce the noise to strengthen agency cybersecurity defenses

June 25, 2021 "Noise"—the enormous volume of network traffic—makes it hard to spot security risks. A comprehensive cybersecurity framework helps reduce the noise so anomalies become apparent.

Marisol Roca
Marisol Roca

Navigating the aftermath of a hurricane: data and disaster recovery management

June 24, 2021 Each year, as we enter hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, government leaders look to the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) to help them manage the different stages of a disaster. How well an organization manages the four phases -...

stewart parins
Stewart Parins

Bringing equity to youth justice through a holistic view of data

June 22, 2021 As an IT professional, I work with a lot of data. In our role partnering with Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Families, CGI intersects with data from thousands of young people who have entered the youth justice system. For some...

Lynn Goodrich
Lynn Goodrich

New cybersecurity controls coming to protect critical infrastructure

June 17, 2021 Cyber threats to critical infrastructure are outpacing efforts to protect it. NIST's new document seeks to strengthen the safeguards.

Dave Fladung, CGI Federal
Dave Fladung

5 keys to demystify modernization decisions

June 10, 2021 The Decision Analysis and Resolution (DAR) process—part of CMMI Level 3—supports organizations in identifying options and selecting the best EA approach. A mature DAR process promotes objective, informed decision-making.