OnPoint and Sapient Consulting win award to deliver digital-first approach to all communication activities for NIDDK

OnPoint and Sapient Consulting win award to deliver digital-first approach to all communication activities for NIDDK ARLINGTON, VA, June 5, 2018 – OnPoint Consulting, Inc. (OnPoint), in close collaboration with its parent company, Sapient Consulting, is excited to announce a continued partnership with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), a[…]

Agile Reinforced – an OnPoint-Point-of-View

By: Sean Kramer Gaining a technological edge is a strategic necessity in our increasingly digital world. This is especially true for the U.S. government. Not only is their “IT workforce drain a ‘creeping’ crisis bigger than Y2K1,” according to former United States Chief Information Officer (CIO) Tony Scott, but the prevalent ‘waterfall’ management process is[…]

OnPoint Welcomes New Strategic Hires To The Leadership Team

OnPoint is pleased to announce the recent hiring of the following key leadership personnel for Business Development and Client Services Robert Crinks Robert Crinks is leading the OnPoint Business Development team. He brings 30+ years of experience working on major communication systems utilizing terrestrial, undersea, and satellite systems. He has strong systems engineering skills in the[…]

Transform with Scrum – an OnPoint Point of View

By: Sean Kramer With a more engaged public expecting better digital experiences, government agencies must better serve their citizens’ online  needs or risk losing relevance. 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. Download “Transform[…]

OnPoint earns a Superior rating resulting 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). This annual security assessment evaluates a company based on the standards set forth by the U.S. National Industrial Security Program (NISP). DSS provides military services, Defense Agencies, federal[…]

Information Gateways Inc. (“IGI”) and OnPoint Consulting Inc. (“OnPoint”) to Collaborate Under U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) All Small Mentor-Protégé Program.

IGI as the Protégé and OnPoint  as the Mentor, announced the Team’s acceptance into the SBA Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program. As part of the program, OnPoint will serve as mentor for IGI to expand their ability to successfully compete for prime contracts. As a result, IGI and OnPoint have entered into a small business Joint[…]

The Big Data Lifecyle

By: Sean Kramer The rapid digitalization of information is forcing the hand of companies to leverage ‘big data’ to solve increasingly complex organizational and business challenges of our always-on digital world, or otherwise risk being overtaken by more data-driven competitors. Yet the allure of big data is often met by uncertainty about how to make[…]

SharePoint vs. Shared Drives

By: William Huh Shared Network Drives: Decreasing Productivity One Folder at a Time – Have you ever struggled to find that one document you’re sure has been saved somewhere? Shared network drives are familiar and widely accessible repositories utilized throughout many organizations. However, most shared network drives are riddled with ambiguous or outdated legacy folder[…]

Security and the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC): Security is the first step

By: Tim Smith Embracing the rapid pace of technology has provided government agencies with the opportunity to develop new products, services, models and enhance their digital experience. But in a world with greater dependence for always-on, always-connected systems, the risk of cyber threats increases as our customers embrace the digital world. Intellectual property and assets[…]

Expedited Implementation of a Web Application Firewall

By Dan Schulman OnPoint Consulting implemented a cybersecurity solution which protected a customer application that was vulnerable to a specific security threat. While a complete review of the Security and the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process was ideal, cost and timing were prohibitive of a complete application –level code rewrite. OnPoint’s solution mitigated the risk[…]