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Interview with Anne Pence-Poynter

What brings you joy? My children. What are you most afraid of? Being alone.  What would you like to learn? Technology.  Who or what inspires you? My mother.  If you could talk to your teenage self, what would you say? Take school more seriously and finish your Masters! What is your favorite book or movie [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:37:22+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview with Anne Pence-Poynter

Procurement Support by Faye Makishima, Sara Jones and Tyler Fosnaugh

One of our newest core capabilities at netlogx is Procurement Support. As anyone who has worked in State government can attest, the procurement process can be quite complex for all parties involved – both the State issuing the procurement as well as the responding vendors. Although complicated, competitive procurements are vital to ensure State business [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:34:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: netlogx Noodles|Comments Off on Procurement Support by Faye Makishima, Sara Jones and Tyler Fosnaugh

Independent Verification and Validation by Barbara Zenor and Denise Forsythe

Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), what exactly is this term that is becoming more widely recognized and requested? IV&V has, over the last several years, become a key activity for State implementations. Especially from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in regard to Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) and more recently Eligibility and Enrollment [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:29:32+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Independent Verification and Validation by Barbara Zenor and Denise Forsythe

Delivering Love with 2nd Helpings – Part 1 by Nick Taylor

I really look forward to Wednesday mornings.  It’s the day that I get to deliver food for Second Helpings in Indianapolis.  Over the course of a year this remarkable organization delivers more than 1 million meals in central Indiana. 1 million!   Even more remarkable is that this is food that has been rescued and donated [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:26:21+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Nick Taylor, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Delivering Love with 2nd Helpings – Part 1 by Nick Taylor

Support is Priceless by Audrey Taylor

I was talking to a friend last week about my crazy life and had a little a-ha moment in that I’ve truly learned to: Ask for help Delegate Trust others will get it done It is these changes that allow me to manage what would otherwise appear to be a truly ridiculous schedule. As we [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:18:28+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Audrey's Observations|Comments Off on Support is Priceless by Audrey Taylor

International Day for Tolerance by Andrew Powers

Thursday, November 16 is the annual International Day for Tolerance.  It was introduced by the United Nations (UN) in 1996 and created to encourage mindfulness and faith in human rights as well as equality and diversity across the world. What is tolerance?  Merriam-Webster dictionary defines tolerance as “sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing [...]

By | 2017-11-17T10:49:34+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Day for Tolerance by Andrew Powers

Purposeful Storytelling – Understand the Power of Story by Brian Ahearne

Storytelling builds an emotional connection with people, and an emotional connection is needed to motivate or influence your audience. Stories make people care. Whether it is a sales presentation, an advertisement, or someone telling his or her own story in an interview, storytelling separates the remembered from the forgotten. People don’t forget how you make [...]

By | 2017-11-17T04:59:48+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Purposeful Storytelling – Understand the Power of Story by Brian Ahearne

America Recycles Day by Nick Petr

Each year, Americans generate between 250 and 400 million tons of garbage. The amount of waste generated has tripled since 1960, and every day the average American will personally produce 4.6 pounds of waste. At times, the amount of waste produced around the world can seem staggering, but that’s not to say we can’t all [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:43:23+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on America Recycles Day by Nick Petr

Celebrating World Kindness Day by Emily Shipman

World Kindness Day is a day that encourages individuals to overlook boundaries, race and religion. There are a lot of problems in the world today. Mass shootings, bullying, natural disasters, riots, … The world needs more kindness now than ever. World Kindness Day (WKD) became an international observance on November 13, 1998. The mission of [...]

By | 2017-11-17T11:05:38+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: netlogx Noodles|Comments Off on Celebrating World Kindness Day by Emily Shipman

Veteran’s Day by Stephanie Sponsel

Veteran’s Day hits at home in a special way for myself and my family. My father is a Commander in the United States Navy and has proudly served his country for 35 years. He joined the Navy at the age of 21. When he enlisted he and my mom were told this tale that when [...]

By | 2017-09-12T05:48:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Veteran’s Day by Stephanie Sponsel