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Caveat Emptor: A Serious Warning by Nick Petrone

Caveat Emptor! Translated from Latin, it means “let the buyer beware.” In daily commerce, this phrase is meant to convey the importance for the purchaser to conduct their due diligence to see that the product or service being procured is not defective. Certainly, Caveat Emptor is wise counsel for all of us when making any [...]

By | 2019-08-20T08:30:07+00:00 September 5th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Caveat Emptor: A Serious Warning by Nick Petrone

Women & Hi Tech 20th Anniversary Celebration by Laura Shanahan

Women & Hi Tech aims to change the landscape of women represented in STEM and STEM careers to be equally inclusive to all. They work to connect female STEM professionals with each other and our local communities. I recently attended the organization’s 20th Anniversary celebration. I felt so grand dining at Audrey’s table. The evening [...]

By | 2019-09-17T07:21:14+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Women & Hi Tech 20th Anniversary Celebration by Laura Shanahan

The Roles of a Disaster Recovery Committee by Martha Formosa

Disaster Recovery (DR) Planning is a critical part of any organization’s risk management plan. As a sub-process of Business Continuity Planning (BCP), it focuses on getting critical IT infrastructure and business operations up and running in the event there is a disaster (natural or human-made). DR Planning is the process of documenting the step by [...]

By | 2019-07-31T08:53:03+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Roles of a Disaster Recovery Committee by Martha Formosa

Competitive Procurement Doesn’t Have to Be an Impossible Hurdle by Sara Jones

A strong procurement process is very important to ensure that the future project is successful, but competitive procurement can be complicated and labor intensive. You need a thorough and accurate understanding of the scope of work and requirements to ensure vendors can develop accurate proposals. At netlogx, we offer procurement support services to support and [...]

By | 2019-07-31T08:27:54+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Competitive Procurement Doesn’t Have to Be an Impossible Hurdle by Sara Jones

Using Subject Matter Experts for State Self-Assessments Can Provide Major Benefits by Tabatha Anderson

To streamline processes and ensure proper management, it’s very beneficial to have an outside vendor perform a state’s Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) State Self-Assessment (SS-A), compile documents, and track information. A MITA subject matter expert (SME) will make unbiased recommendations based on documentation received by the state. Sometimes when an assessment is done in-house, [...]

By | 2019-08-20T08:16:57+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Using Subject Matter Experts for State Self-Assessments Can Provide Major Benefits by Tabatha Anderson

Business Process Management for the Next Generation of Workers by Tara Morse

A traditional work background usually means someone gives you tasks to complete, and you do them, figuring out your own process along the way. The more I have engaged in business process management (BPM), the more value I see in it, making workers more efficient with their time, especially when dealing with large populations where [...]

By | 2019-08-20T08:08:20+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Process Management for the Next Generation of Workers by Tara Morse

How to Avoid Procurement Protests by Tyler Fosnaugh

Many organizations are required to conduct a formal procurement process to satisfy various laws and organizational policies. This can include state and local governments, public health organizations, non-profit organizations, quasi-governmental agencies, and even some private sector companies. The impetus for conducting a formal procurement is often well-intended, whether it’s to provide vendors with a fair [...]

By | 2019-08-19T11:56:43+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Avoid Procurement Protests by Tyler Fosnaugh

The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports by Niquita Stephenson

If “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” is nowhere in sight on your bucket list, it should be. The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May and this year I had the opportunity to cross this one off the bucket list and attend. It’s [...]

By | 2019-08-16T07:31:15+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports by Niquita Stephenson

Interview with Madelyn Harris, netlogx Consultant

What brings you joy? I think just human interaction, I like spending time with my friends and family and connecting with them. What are you most afraid of? I think dying young or one of my loved ones dying suddenly. What would you like to learn? I’d like to learn how to play golf. Who [...]

By | 2019-08-16T06:48:26+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview with Madelyn Harris, netlogx Consultant

Managing Programs Through Change by Nick McNeer

At the onset of any organizational change initiative, it’s crucial to understand the nuanced differences between project and program management. For changes that affect an entire company to be completed promptly and with shareholder approval, a multitude of related projects need to be executed for the entire program to be a success. It’s common for [...]

By | 2019-08-16T06:43:03+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Managing Programs Through Change by Nick McNeer