Flexible Work Schedules – and the Right Collaboration Tools – Can Help Your Agency Recruit and Retain Top Talent

The Office of Personnel Management recently conducted a Federal Employee Work-Life Survey to gauge employee satisfaction across the government. The findings were pretty clear – agencies that embraced flexible work schedules and offered telecommuting options had employees that reported higher…

NextGov: Moving to the Cloud? You Need to Monitor Application Performance.

When you think of applications, you might think of your smartphone and the apps you use to access social media, track your workouts, or watch videos. But an icon on your phone is really just an interface to an application.…

Deployment and Resident Engineers Deliver On-Site Solutions

At Force 3, we provide solutions. From infrastructure management to cloud migration, we create custom answers to federal IT’s most pressing problems. But we believe strong, sustainable solutions involve more than just software and hardware. What agencies often need most…

GCN: What’s Next in Network Automation

In 2019, modernization will be a key driver for automation in federal agencies. Previous protocols, while often well understood, were fairly rigid. As agencies move to new technologies that are more malleable and adaptable to change, they must also become…

What You Need to Know about Data Privacy

Data privacy is the crossroads of confidentiality and integrity. When data is shared, either voluntarily or involuntarily, there’s an expectation that the collected information will be kept confidential. In general, data privacy is really about identity—social security numbers, credit card…

Cyberattacks and the DHS Directive – It’s Time for your Agency to Improve Your Authentication Protocols

By now CIOs across the federal government have seen Emergency Directive 19-1 issued by the Department of Homeland Security, which was issued in response to cyberattacks on DNS infrastructure for several executive branch agency domains. In these attacks, outsiders compromised…