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WEBINAR: OnPoint Insights: "Aligning Cyber Security Capabilities with Public Sector Needs" Episode 3

Trusted Relationships, 🤝 Continuous Education, 📚 and Impactful Transformation! Hear Tim Smith discuss his thoughts on cyber security, and moving the needle in government.

WEBINAR: OnPoint Insights: "Taking Security Seriously – OnPoint, DCSA, and Protecting Our National Security" Episode 2

Listen to OnPoint discuss its Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency James S. Cogswell Award win.

WEBINAR: ONPOINT INSIGHTS: “TRUSTING PARTNERSHIP AND DEVELOPING CULTURE” EPISODE 1

“Culture” is What Matters. Listen to Samara Schulman and Pete Tseronis discuss partnerships and culture in the IT Federal Government world.

INNOVATION CORRELATES TO MISSION SUCCESS: THE BENEFITS OF IMPLENTING AI/ML FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Read more of this blog post written by Greg DeLoache discussing AI/ML and what makes this successful in government.

BUILD A WEBSITE USING AMAZON LIGHTSAIL

Amazon LightSail is a cloud computing service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows instances (virtual private servers) to be created quickly and easily. Read more of this article written by Chris Brown.

AI/ML INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS TO SOLVE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS

OnPoint has been busy investigating ways to move the benefits of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from the commercial sector into the federal workspace. Read more in this white paper written by Dean Allred and David Hefter.

YOUR ROADMAP FOR ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Check out OnPoint's Quality Manager Farhana Jamil's article discussing the topic of Organizational Effectiveness.

AN ANALYSIS OF GOOGLE BIGQUERY

Check out this white paper analyzing Google BigQuery, written by IT Manager Mauricio Valdez.

HYBRID VPN

Being able to seamlessly and securely communicate between disparate environments is critical to streamlined operation. This guide walks through the process of creating a site to site virtual private network (VPN) connection between Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) using dynamic routing.

HORIZONTAL POD AUTOMATION WITH KUBERNETES

Configuring Horizontal Pod Automation can allow your infrastructure and applications to automatically scale to meet peaks and valleys in usage. Click on the link below to find out how.

INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE

The ability to set up cloud infrastructure using code (IaC) has greatly increased repeat ability, consistency, and audit ability of managing your environment. The following paper provides an overview of the concept of IaC and how to get started using it in a multi-cloud environment.

TAKING QUALITY TO THE NEXT STEP

"When I took the role of directing the Quality department for OnPoint, after working at [a] customer site for several years, I met with many individuals across the industry to learn about their experience in implementing Quality programs within a mid‐size company." - Farhana Jamil (OnPoint's Quality Director) Read more of her article!

CREATING YOUR FIRST CONTAINER

This article gives insight through the process of creating and running your first containerized application in Docker.

CLOUD DATA LOSS PREVENTION

Read Raj Shah's article on how securing sensitive data is critical for all industries. Utilizing a fast, scalable, automated system will allow you to focus on understanding and managing sensitive data with better confidence. Learn more about Google’s Cloud Data Loss Prevention API.

KUBERNETES – WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Have you heard about Kubernetes but were afraid to ask what it is? This introductory-level description of containers and orchestration aims to help you understand how this technology can be used to help manage your applications.

IS YOUR AGENCY READY FOR AI?

Are you a business leader interested in how Artificial Intelligence can lower costs, drive affordability and increase organizational output? Are you an IT leader who knows a lot about AI but needs to understand if AI fits within your overall strategy to innovate for the future? Read Sean Kramer's article discussing Artificial Intelligence.

AGILE REINFORCED – AN ONPOINT POINT OF VIEW

Gaining a technological edge is a strategic necessity in our increasingly digital world. Read more of this article by Sean Kramer.

TRANSFORM WITH SCRUM

Scrum, an Agile framework for completing complex projects, can help government and their partners deliver more value to the people they serve earlier than traditional project management techniques. Read more in this article by Sean Kramer.

THE BIG DATA LIFECYCLE

The rapid digitalization of information is forcing the hand of companies to leverage "big data" to solve the increasingly complex organizational and business challenges of our always-on digital world. Otherwise, they risk being overtaken by more data-driven competitors. Read more of this article by Sean Kramer to learn more about the topic of "big data."

SHAREPOINT VS. SHARED DRIVES

Have you ever struggled to find that one document you’re sure has been saved somewhere? Read more of this article by William Huh.

SECURITY AND THE SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE (SDLC): SECURITY IS THE FIRST STEP

Embracing the rapid pace of technology has provided government agencies with the opportunity to develop new products, services, and models and enhance their digital experience. Read more on this topic by OnPoint's President, Tim Smith.

EXPEDITED IMPLEMENTATION OF A WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL

OnPoint Consulting implemented a cybersecurity solution which protected a customer application that was vulnerable to a specific security threat. Read more on this topic by Dan Schulman.

DEFENDING THE CLOUD: CONSIDERATIONS FOR ENTERPRISE MIGRATION

Enterprise migration to the cloud is entering a period of dramatic growth. This paper describes the challenge of defending an enterprise – during and after – its migration to the cloud.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND AVAILABILITY MANAGEMENT IN CONSOLIDATED DATA CENTERS

The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) was driven by the recognition that growth in the number of Federal data centers was an inefficient use of Federal resources. Read more of this article written by Fred Messing.

CLOUD COMPUTING ACCELERATION POINT

Cloud computing has likely reached the market adoption acceleration point signaling a period of dramatic growth of this transformational operating model for enterprise information infrastructure. Cloud computing will expand from its base of software services to infrastructure services hosting core business operations and data. Read more of this article written by Fred Messing.

ONPOINT WINS SECURITY AWARD

OnPoint is thrilled to be selected as a winner of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s (DCSA) 2021 Cogswell Award! The Cogswell Award is the most prestigious honor DCSA can bestow to cleared industry. Of the more than 13,000 cleared contractors in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), less than 1% are annually selected to receive this award.

ONPOINT CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE AT GOOGLE NEXT 2019

OnPoint Consulting, Inc., is proud to continue our partnership with Google by attending Google NEXT 2019 and learning about the important updates coming to the Google Cloud Environment.

ONPOINT SPONSORS ACT-IAC AI & INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION FORUM

OnPoint sponsors the ACT-IAC forum, which brings together government and industry to see how AI and Intelligent Automation solutions can improve the operations of government.

ONPOINT AND SAPIENT CONSULTING AWARDED CONTRACT TO DELIVER DIGITAL-FIRST APPROACH TO ALL COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES FOR NIDDK

This win continues a successful relationship between Sapient Consulting and NIDDK, which first began in 2012.

ONPOINT WELCOMES NEW STRATEGIC HIRES TO THE LEADERSHIP TEAM

OnPoint is pleased to announce the recent hiring of key leadership personnel for Business Development and Client Services.

ONPOINT EARNS A SUPERIOR RATING FROM A SECURITY VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT (SVA)

OnPoint is proud to announce that we have earned a Superior rating resulting from a security vulnerability assessment (SVA) performed by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS).

INFORMATION GATEWAYS INC. & ONPOINT CONSULTING INC. COLLABORATE

IGI and OnPoint have entered into a small business Joint Venture – InfoPoint, LLC.

ONPOINT ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TEAM

This article announces OnPoint’s 2015 leadership team.

ONPOINT ESTABLISHES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OnPoint has established a three (3) person Board of Directors.

ONPOINT ESTABLISHED AS PROXY ORGANIZATION

Through the establishment of a proxy organization, OnPoint Consulting, Inc. has preserved the ability to continue delivering secure federal government work.

PUBLICIS GROUPE COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SAPIENT

Publicis Groupe announced the completion of its acquisition of Sapient Corporation (NASDAQ: SAPE) (“Sapient”) for total consideration of approximately $3.7 billion (2015).

ALLEN ASHBEY NAMED ACT-IAC INDUSTRY INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

ACT-IAC has recognized Allen Ashbey, a Director at OnPoint Consulting, with the organization’s exclusive industry award for his leadership in creating a more effective and innovative government. Read the press release for more on the award.

ONPOINT RETAINS CMMI MATURITY LEVEL 3 RATING

OnPoint Consulting, Inc. (OnPoint) is pleased to announce that it has retained a Maturity Level 3 rating with the Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI®-DEV).

ONPOINT IS NOW PART OF SAPIENT

February 10, 2014 – Sapient Government Services, part of Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE), today announced its acquisition of OnPoint Consulting, Inc.

ONPOINT IS AWARDED U.S. AIR FORCE AFNCR CONTRACT

“We are excited to apply our expertise in cybersecurity, infrastructure services and enterprise systems to support AFDW under the AFNCR contract,” said Michael Agrillo, Executive Vice President of OnPoint.

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