lshanahan

About Laura Shanahan

Laura is a Consultant with over 20 years of client relations and staffing experience.

My Cross Country Trip.…to Portland, Oregon

By |2020-03-26T15:27:41-04:00September 6th, 2018|

Joined by a team of netlogx team members, I recently attended the annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference, also known in the industry as MESC.   The event brings together states and throughout the nation to discuss challenges, efficiencies and solutions that have been implemented over the past year.  At the netlogx booth, we were fortunate to [...]

Is it the END or the BEGINNING?

By |2020-03-26T15:34:38-04:00August 19th, 2018|

According to the Project Management Institute, a project is defined as “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result” and “has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources”.  Can we finally say we are at the end of our project? It’s been over five (5) [...]

Celebrating the Completion of the MMIS Certification Project for the State of Indiana

By |2020-03-26T15:36:15-04:00July 13th, 2018|

Yesterday at the Skyline Club, the netlogx team celebrated the conclusion of the successful completion of System (MMIS) Certification Project for the State of Indiana. We helped the State procure and manage the implementation of the Medicaid modernization which resulted in Federal certification by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the new Indiana [...]

Upgrading Legacy Systems…Why should the average person care?

By |2020-03-26T16:27:25-04:00August 16th, 2017|

I am going to assume that you, the blog reader, is an average person like me.  So why do we care about upgrading legacy systems? Before answering that, we must provide some background on what a legacy system is.  Technopedia explains Legacy Systems as “high maintenance systems” which “may involve intricate patching and modifications.”  It [...]

Earth Day

By |2020-03-26T16:34:57-04:00April 20th, 2017|

As netlogx consultants, we do our fair share of traveling by public transportation, automobiles, and airplanes all of which allow us ample opportunity to look out at the world from city streets and interstates, as well as from a bird’s eye view.  Each mode of travel provides a different perspective and view of our earth [...]

netlogx puts “People before Things”

By |2020-03-26T16:37:39-04:00March 2nd, 2017|

  I recently read an insightful book on change management by Chris Laping, People Before Things, which reinforces my belief that the netlogx operating principles of: Respect Honesty Recognition Kindness Integrity Inspiration Communication Accountability Empowerment Humor Teamwork Courage are at the foundation of how our organization approaches change when faced with opportunities and challenges.  Our [...]

WTMI Day

By |2020-04-05T16:01:31-04:00January 26th, 2017|

Some people would say a netlogx quarterly team meeting, team training session, group activity and a corporate holiday party all in the same day, would be Way Too Much Interaction with company team members, but in my opinion, it was a great day full of consultant camaraderie, idea sharing and holiday spirit. It was Way [...]

Junior Achievement’s Indy’s Best and Brightest

By |2020-04-05T16:05:27-04:00December 15th, 2016|

We recently celebrated one of netlogx’ team members, Javeria Masood, at Indy’s Best and Brightest Junior Achievement gala. Being nominated as one of the Best and Brightest showcased Javeria’s hard work and dedication in starting up and organizing CoderDojo, an independent volunteer-led programming club, which helps kids in developing core coding skills.  After attending the [...]

The Power of the Purse

By |2020-04-16T12:55:35-04:00September 11th, 2014|

Recently, I volunteered to represent netlogx at our booth during the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 8, 2014.  netlogx has been a corporate sponsor of NAWBO since 2010, and Audrey Taylor, the owner of netlogx, has been a member for over 7 years, so I was [...]

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