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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Breaking down barriers for DevOps adoption in government
Recent Government Accountability Office studies on information technology and information security found that the federal government’s aging IT infrastructure and systems are becoming increasingly obsolete, costly and vulnerable. Couple this with the traditionally slow-moving pace of government, and we find that agencies are in urgent need of solutions designed to handle changing mandates, increased cloud adoption and serve citizens in the digital age.
Monday, June 24, 2019
5 ways agencies can clean up their cyber hygiene
Since the concept of cyber hygiene was described by Vinton Cerf in an address to Congress in 2000, government agencies have been cognizant of maintaining a holistic view of their security posture. In fact, in recent years there have been numerous efforts made to improve how agencies maintain their cyber hygiene. In 2017, the Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act was introduced to help establish best practices for cyber hygiene by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. And in 2018, the Department of Homeland Security created the AWARE score to help agencies compare their cybersecurity methods against agencies across government.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
What you need to know about healthcare APIs and interoperability
Jay Bercher discusses how application programming interfaces help enable system interoperability, and describes what the role of APIs will be in the future
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Making the shift to microservices: 8 tips
John Bercher, Health IT Deputy Project Manager at SBD, shared his opinion on microservices implementation and challenges at CIO Online: “As we go through the stages of evolution, we find even more moving pieces. Each moving piece requires its own level of maintenance, and the support and supervision of so many elements not only makes the solution more complex, but also increases associated costs. Consequently, we have to scrutinize our decisions to ensure they are not only the best technological decision, but cost effective as well.”
Thursday, January 3, 2019
3 Tips to Turn the Federal Government’s Workforce Woes into Staffing Success
Our Health IT Project Manager, Jennifer Bonner, shared 3 essential tips on how to turn the Federal Government’s workforce woes into staffing success. She has successfully managed teams for over 15 years across multiple sectors.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The Boldest Predictions for Federal Technology in 2019
Our Cyber Security SME, Michael Ewell, provided the boldest prediction of them all: “In 2019, I predict that the rise of artificial intelligence will reach its tipping point."
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Federal TechTalk: Top Ten Shows 
SBD was named one of the top ten shows in 2018 by Federal TechTalk ! Click on the link to listen to our Cyber Security SME, Mike Ewell.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Government has the foundation to make blockchain its secret defense
SBD's Cyber Security SME, Mike Ewell, talks about blockchain security on Fifth Domain
Friday, June 29, 2018
Federal News Radio interview: Cybersecurity & SOC management
Our guest is Mike Ewell, Director at Solutions by Design II. Today’s interview focuses on examining the recent DHD cybersecurity guidelines and improved methods to manage a Secure Operations Center, or a SOC.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Modernization takes more than technology
Our Vice President, Doug Brown, talks about IT Modernization on GCN magazine : "There’s beginning to be a shift to a “show us, don’t just tell us” acquisition mentality. Agencies can benefit not only from working closely with industry, but also by giving prospective contractors a real problem to solve and evaluating how their solutions meets the goal."