Sep 2, 2021 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
In this episode of the MITRE Knowledge Driven Podcast, Principal Economics and Business Analyst, Dr. Vinod Jain, shares his experience in unlocking leadership presence and offers insightful guidance on how anyone can achieve their own sense of presence.
Jun 8, 2021 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
John Halamka, president of the Mayo Clinic Platform, and Doc Hendley, founder of Wine To Water, a nonprofit organization that helps communities around the world develop sustainable clean water solutions, spoke at a MITRE speaker series event this spring. They spoke about the challenges communities at home and abroad face accessing clean water. Read how this speaker series impacted Liv Blackmon, which led to over 50 employees signing up to help and donate to World Water Day.
Apr 18, 2021 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
“Weatherizing my home? What does that mean?” “I’m only renting. Why should I care?” “That sounds complicated and expensive.”
These are common responses Kathy Huynh would hear from renters living in the lower-income apartment complexes where she spent time volunteering as an Energy Master. Energy Masters is a program focused on providing information and services for under-invested communities in Arlington and Alexandria. The objective is to help residents decrease their energy and water usage and utility bills, while, ideally, increasing comfort levels in units.
Sep 7, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
In 2012, The Economist penned an obituary for the Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The headline: ‘RIPPP’. Eight years later however PPPs are very much alive and the appetite for them has not slowed in spite of high-profile scandals and debates about the commodification of public infrastructure.
PPPs, while diverse and increasingly complex, can most easily be thought of as a long-term contract between a public agency and a private party to execute or operate a project.
Aug 10, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
The STEM field has been described as the great equalizer, a field that celebrates and elevates those who contribute to it. Still, many students, especially students of color, find it intimidating and hard to approach. Fortunately, individuals like Willie Hill are dedicating their time and talents to show students of all backgrounds that STEM is fun and worth getting excited about.
Jul 25, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
This story is the first in a series about how The MITRE Corporation tackles complex problems. This first article probes the concept of upstream thinking in the context of veteran wellness and the value of designing with people rather than for them.
Jul 20, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
Air travel has become so commonplace to the point where many of us never even think about the wonder of flying on an aircraft or being able to send things around the world over night. And yet every day, countless agencies and individuals around the world move in a coordinated ballet even in the face of a global pandemic.
Apr 6, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
As the Coronavirus began impacting social and professional life, I noticed a lot of friends, family, and acquaintances posting to social media that they were learning or relearning how to knit and crochet.
Jan 6, 2020 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Knowledge Advantage
Theodore “Turtle” Wilson has made a name for himself inspiring change. MITRE has never been short on good ideas, but getting others to embrace those ideas is always a challenge. That’s when you need to call in someone who can empathize with the folks you want to help, while seeing the big picture—someone like Turtle.
Oct 28, 2019 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
MITRE staff, teleworkers, and business partners are attending more and more meetings virtually from different locations. Among the options at MITRE for communicating and sharing non-sensitive information, Slack, a cloud-based team collaboration tool, has become a meeting place where people can work productively and feel comfortable—much like a virtual coffee shop.
Jun 19, 2019 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science, Uncategorized
Ali Zaidi is a MITRE data scientist tackling an interesting challenge for MITRE as part of his work for Generation AI Nexus. As the fields of machine learning and data science have grown, the need for machine learning education has become a necessity of many fields few would associate with computer science.
Oct 23, 2018 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Cross-Organizational Information Sharing
Guidance developed with FDA outlines preparedness and response recommendations for healthcare delivery organizations and others.
Jun 27, 2018 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Intranets, Business Process, and Knowledge Operations, Knowledge Advantage, Knowledge Operations, Learning Organization
Federal acquisition is easy and straightforward, said no one ever. Rules, regulations, policies, procedures, definitions, requirements, contracts, forms—constantly updated …
Jun 25, 2018 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media
Exhibitors included Lead Visualization/Graphics Software Engineer Sacha Panic. His “If there was no gravity” exhibits were grounded in his research of human perception and control of spatial orientation….
May 24, 2018 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Knowledge Operations
This award-winning project enables the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to forecast the future aviation fleet in the United States. Previously, having to contract externally for this forecast, the FAA had minimal insight into how the forecast was produced…
Aug 15, 2017 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social MediaIf you could be connected to your teammates at will, but not miss anything if you weren’t AND your communications didn’t require email AND you could search the messages later effortlessly, would you opt in? Daniel Weiss explains why persistent chat is so popular...
Jun 29, 2017 | Awards, Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Cross-Organizational Information Sharing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data ScienceWith the increasing demand for a diversity of new entrant operations come a variety of economic efficiency challenges. A MITRE team collaborating with the Federal Aviation Administration and industry experts is developing technology to make it easier for FAA’s air...
Mar 1, 2017 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Cross-Organizational Information SharingMITRE staff are lifelong learners—it’s not hard to engage us in conversation online or in person or both at the same time. Somewhere in the swirl of activity, however, someone needs to capture the connections and outcomes, of course. For MITRE’s Center for Advanced...
Jun 27, 2016 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Cross-Organizational Information SharingMITRE’s intranet team stays on top of trends like responsive design. They also keep us responsive to one another so that we can engage in the reachback that helps us answer our customers’ questions. In this post, the authors describe how MITRE’s Organization Pages...
Jun 21, 2016 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social Media, Cross-Organizational Information SharingThis second post on the challenges of retaining corporate know-how in the face of changing work-force demographics reviews an extended conversation among interested MITRE staff. Because it’s always easier to come up with ideas than to implement them, this group...