Yearly Archives: 2019

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Many CIOs Are One-for-All and All-for-One

CIOs in many agencies encounter significant challenges trying to move their agencies toward modernization. Successful CIOs are spending more of their time these days coaching and assisting the ones who haven’t been so fortunate. This one-for-all culture has a positive impact on how our government provides services. Change is, after all, not a simple or [...]

By | 2019-12-31T12:59:11+00:00 December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Many CIOs Are One-for-All and All-for-One

The Value of Everyday Innovations

As we conclude another performance-assessment cycle, we reflect on our values as a company and on the contributions of our people. One particular aspect we highlight is innovation & creativity. In industry, we hear a lot about “big innovations,” but more commonly, it is the sum of smaller, everyday innovations that often make the biggest [...]

By | 2019-12-19T12:34:23+00:00 December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Value of Everyday Innovations

Which Agile Framework Is Right for You?

Agile frameworks vary dramatically even though they share a common set of principles. Organizations tend to initially adopt a framework based on their organizational culture and readiness and evolve it based on their experience in its application. Finding the right Agile framework to get started can be a challenge and may slow adoption as organizations [...]

By | 2019-12-11T11:48:22+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which Agile Framework Is Right for You?

Leaders and Managers Are Key to Successfully Automating Processes

Implementing change in government programs requires significant effort and commitment from leaders and managers. Here’s why: government bureaucracy functions (in a good way) as a persistent purveyor of service delivery stability that is the combination of official policy and historical implementation experience. A common example of the latter is the requirement for multiple explanatory paragraphs [...]

By | 2019-11-21T13:24:31+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Leaders and Managers Are Key to Successfully Automating Processes

Foodie Friday: Stepping Out for Pizza and Fun

On November 15, 2019, BRMi team members gathered for Foodie Friday. It’s always nice to step away from our jobs and enjoy a few laughs over really good pizza. Headed by Michelle Draper, BRMi’s Social Committee organizes fun outings such as Foodie Friday so we can get together outside of work to socialize. It’s just [...]

By | 2019-11-18T15:19:55+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Foodie Friday: Stepping Out for Pizza and Fun

Lessons Learned from Early Adopters of RPA

More than 30 Federal agencies are either exploring RPA software tools or have one in production supporting the delivery of their services. Most of these early adopters discovered that automating a broken process will not significantly improve operational efficiency or customer service. They concluded that real value comes from a marriage between process streamlining and [...]

By | 2019-10-31T16:28:56+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lessons Learned from Early Adopters of RPA

Helping to Save Lives Through the BRMi Corporate Citizenship Program

A few of BRMi's donors (clockwise to center): Leon Mizelle, Dana Wooster, Marie Han, Mike Battle, Anita Lynn, Helen Ann McCormick, and Yazan Abutaleb. October 2019, the BRMi Corporate Citizenship (BCC) Program Blood Drive BRMi leaders and client delivery team members donated blood to blood banks in the NCR throughout October. A few [...]

By | 2019-10-31T09:28:22+00:00 October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Helping to Save Lives Through the BRMi Corporate Citizenship Program

CBP Operations Office Engages BRMi to Streamline and Automate

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations has selected BRMi to provide robotic process automation (RPA) services to improve operational efficiency. Utilizing state-of-the-art intelligent-automation tools and process analysis competencies, we will operationalize automated assistants to manage the increasing workload created by an expanding public-private partnership program, the Reimbursable Services Program. "BRMi’s [...]

By | 2019-10-21T12:25:48+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CBP Operations Office Engages BRMi to Streamline and Automate

Make Your Mission Executives Happy

Mission owners are often faced with a daunting and seemingly insurmountable work backlog, making it difficult to keep customers and organizational leaders happy. Policy changes, shifts in the economy, availability of skilled staff, and other environmental factors that are beyond mission owners’ control all contribute to backlogs. But there is a solution! IT leaders can [...]

By | 2019-10-10T12:57:36+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make Your Mission Executives Happy

The Employee Journey: We’re Always Looking to Keep Our Team Passionate

On September 11th, BRMi’s HR team attended a fascinating day-long seminar hosted by insurance brokerage firm NFP. Entitled “The Employee Journey,” NFP invited professionals from a variety of industries to present on topics such as employee engagement, fostering an innovative mindset, updates in the world of paid leave, and even cybersecurity. The highlight of the [...]

By | 2019-10-07T15:49:23+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Employee Journey: We’re Always Looking to Keep Our Team Passionate