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Chris Niedermayer Retires, Joins BRMi Board of Advisors

Chris Niedermayer BRMi's President, Mike Battle, has announced the retirement of Chris Niedermayer, the company's Senior Knowledge Officer. Mr. Battle says: "Chris has decided to fully retire and enjoy the fruits of his incredible career with his wife Jackie in scuba diving spots around the world. Chris has had an indelible impact on [...]

By | 2020-12-01T15:45:18+00:00 December 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chris Niedermayer Retires, Joins BRMi Board of Advisors

The Pandemic Presents Opportunity to Streamline Service Delivery Processes

Many of us are fulfilling our mission functions remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initial chaos of the disruption is now fading as we settle into new operational patterns. This universal situation does not need to interfere with plans to start or continue former transformation efforts, particularly incremental improvement projects that may provide [...]

By | 2020-11-19T15:59:36+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Pandemic Presents Opportunity to Streamline Service Delivery Processes

BRMi at FERC: Organic Growth Through Service and Mission Support

BRMi supports information governance (IG) strategic planning and implementation for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). BRMi recently won the opportunity to apply its proven and effective program maturity approach to FERC’s implementation of identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) policies, organization, process, and technology improvements. This additional work reflects our passion for supporting our [...]

By | 2020-10-16T15:24:43+00:00 October 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BRMi at FERC: Organic Growth Through Service and Mission Support

How to Avoid “But It Worked in My Local Environment!”

Building applications to run in containers, such as Docker, has become ubiquitous as organizations embrace DevSecOps. Containers, as the name implies, contain all the code, runtime libraries, and configuration hooks required to run a software application. Each new release is built into exactly one copy of a container that is easily promoted from development through [...]

By | 2020-09-24T12:40:39+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Avoid “But It Worked in My Local Environment!”

Streamline Service Delivery for Current and Post-Pandemic Operations

COVID-19 has disrupted pre-pandemic processes for delivering services. Most organizations have adjusted to new approaches and identified previously unrecognized benefits for service providers and recipients. Now is the best time to continue streamlining these new service delivery processes and automate them using robotic process automation (RPA) tools to maximize universal value. BRMi’s expertise in process [...]

By | 2020-09-24T12:31:14+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Streamline Service Delivery for Current and Post-Pandemic Operations

Being Prepared for Change Shows Willingness and Capability to Satisfy New Agendas

One constant in Presidential administration transitions are changes of leadership and/or direction in executive departments and independent agencies. Transition change is a fact of life in federal agencies even when the same administration remains in place. There will likely be new political appointees who have an agenda and a will to get things done quickly. [...]

By | 2020-08-26T14:17:16+00:00 August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Being Prepared for Change Shows Willingness and Capability to Satisfy New Agendas

Data Analytics and Visualization Deliver Vital Business Insights

It can be a challenge to comprehend how gradual or even dramatic changes in the business environment affect your delivery of services. These may include economic, regulatory, workforce, supply chain, and any number of other business environment fluctuations. Making timely decisions to effectively mitigate negative impacts is dependent upon data—data that is captured, analyzed, and [...]

By | 2020-07-23T10:45:23+00:00 July 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Analytics and Visualization Deliver Vital Business Insights

BRMi Employees Staying Fit with Virtual Yoga

A priority for BRMi during the global pandemic has been the evolving needs of employees and finding new ways to support each person’s mental and physical health. BRMi recently partnered with a local yoga studio, Flow Yoga Center, to provide a lunch time class using Zoom. BRMi employees and leadership (Dro, Mike, Anita, Helen Ann, [...]

By | 2020-07-17T14:39:05+00:00 July 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BRMi Employees Staying Fit with Virtual Yoga

Tech Challenges Are Here to Stay and BRMi’s TechRadar Application Is Ready!

For any of us bidding on IT services in the federal space, we’ve seen the rise of tech challenges, which are supporting and even supplanting more traditional, written technical submissions. Tech challenges represent a move by agencies to better gauge a potential vendor's proficiency in the customer’s technical environment. In the “show” rather than “tell” [...]

By | 2020-07-13T16:43:16+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tech Challenges Are Here to Stay and BRMi’s TechRadar Application Is Ready!

BRMi Sees the Benefits of Returning to a Physical Work Environment – Safely!

As the local governments relax restrictions on stay-at-home orders, companies are grappling with how we go back to work. There are some companies (Nationwide Insurance, Facebook, Twitter) who have already made the decision to shift a large portion of their workforce to permanent work-from-home status. Many others have not yet made decisions yet, but for [...]

By | 2020-07-01T11:27:10+00:00 July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BRMi Sees the Benefits of Returning to a Physical Work Environment – Safely!