The Roles of a Disaster Recovery Committee by Martha Formosa

By |2019-10-10T08:05:05-04:00August 29th, 2019|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-10-12T15:20:58-04:00August 22nd, 2019|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-10-10T07:41:53-04:00August 21st, 2019|

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, [...]

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

By |2019-10-10T07:44:17-04:00August 20th, 2019|

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 [...]

How to Avoid Procurement Protests by Tyler Fosnaugh

By |2019-10-10T07:47:27-04:00August 19th, 2019|

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 [...]

The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports by Niquita Stephenson

By |2019-11-01T19:28:06-04:00August 16th, 2019|

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 [...]

Managing Programs Through Change by Nick McNeer

By |2019-10-11T09:06:58-04:00August 16th, 2019|

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 [...]

The Things New Program Managers Should Know by Joel Gutzki

By |2019-10-11T09:10:25-04:00August 16th, 2019|

Program Management is a critical piece of the work that netlogx does. It’s incredibly beneficial to have a unified vision for your projects and goals as they relate to long-term organizational strategy. Within a program, the time allotted for planning resources, processes, and communication is standardized, opening the door for relevant communication and less troubleshooting. [...]

Staffing and Scope: Two Major Differences Between Program and Project Management by Tyler Fosnaugh

By |2019-10-11T09:07:42-04:00August 16th, 2019|

Most people have had at least a cursory introduction to project management. Maybe you’ve planned a wedding or built a house or even just completed some sort of project at your job. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), a project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result, with [...]