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Plan a Year’s Worth of Employee Engagement Activities in an Hour

We know that employee engagement is important, yet it still falls through the cracks in our workdays. Twelve no – or low-cost ideas to help you get started. Download our planning tool to kick things off.

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DevOps is Marketing

DevOps is about more than process improvement and new tools — it’s really about marketing. By shifting your mindset, you can help convince others of its benefits and help to spread those benefits to everyone.

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Managing Change When Your Project Has No End

Most change management is about planning for a big event, a big “bang.” That bang might be an office move, merging with another division, a new system cut over, or many other things. But, how do you manage change when it’s ongoing? That’s the challenge of DevOps.

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You’re Not Uniquely Dysfunctional. Neither is your DevOps Team

IT professionals sometimes fall back on the belief that they’re uniquely dysfunctional as an excuse not to act. Under the influence of this attitude, your team clearly won’t be able to accomplish anything great.

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How to Make the Most of Your FEVS Data

It’s critical that managers selectively focus on key questions in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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3 Essential Steps to Reuniting Your Employees Post Shutdown

BY LAURIE AXELROD AND ROBIN CAMAROTE

What should federal leaders do to moderate the potential divide between essential and non-essential staff members once everyone is back on the job? A few simple actions can help your team get back on track and working together smoothly.

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How to Help Your Team be Productive Post Shutdown

BY LAURIE AXELROD AND ROBIN CAMAROTE

Federal leaders can’t ignore the impact the shutdown has had on employee engagement. What do you imagine a lengthy shutdown—a period of forced disconnection—does to employee engagement once everyone is back at work? The answer lies in understanding what drove engagement on your team in the first place.

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