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NHLBI News

NHLBI News

Team SeKON has recently increased its work at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH). In addition to handling a multitude of routine (and some not-so-routine) content updates every month, the team moved to its next phase...

CMMI Level 3

SeKON is “ON”

SeKON has done it again! We ended 2020 with the major achievement of becoming ISO-9001 2015 Certified. Today, we are pleased to announce that SeKON has renewed its Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 certification. CMMI is an international standard developed by Carnegie Mellon University that...

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Workin’ From Home BOPMSS-Style

With the world making major shifts to a more flexible and remote work schedule, many people have been put into a situation where they have had to throw together a home office.  In my opinion these three things are core to making yourself feel relaxed...

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SeKON’ference Corner

JOMIS INDUSTRY DAY The DHA PEO is actively working with the JOMIS community, educating Industry on three future opportunities around TMIP-J Sustainment, TMIP-J Optimization, and User Adoption and Training, all due to become active over the next couple of quarters.  There are a series of Industry...

SeKON Top Gunners Darren Collins, Marcia Seabrooks, Roberto Lima, Marcel Anthony, and Ramakrishnan ‘Rama’ Parameswaran, and Antonnete Namai

HAC’ing into New Business

In late May, a team of five SeKON cybersecurity experts (nicknamed the Top Gunners) endured an 80-minute virtual oral presentation where they fielded questions from a U.S. Government technical representative. Two days later, we received word: they successfully represented SeKON, helping earn us the General...

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Virtual Shift with DHA

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged, we were asked to start supporting our Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) client remotely. Initially, supporting our client remotely was a bit challenging. We could not meet face to face or collaborate with all the workstreams in a timely...

Allison Bradbury

Unsung Hero: Allison Bradbury

When it comes to describing this Unsung Hero, there are so many superlatives to mention that it would take a novel to cover them all. For this article, we will mention a few that we have observed during Allison Bradbury’s time with us at SeKON...

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Making Strides with Sharing Shoes

In partnership with Nike, Sharing Shoes is launching its Connect, Collect, Compete program! Through Sharing Shoes, Nike-sponsored high schools and universities will be paired with a local non-profit in their area that works with under-served athletes. Upon completion of their seasons, these teams will donate...

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How SeKON Continues to Support the CDC

The COVID-19 response is felt across all CDC programs. Our teams at CDC continue to rise to the challenge.  Here are a few accomplishments and accolades received- COVID-19 Web Support Team – We receive countless requests, asking for huge efforts in very short turn times (sometimes...

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Designing at SAMHSA

For the last three months, the SeKON Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) team has been super focused on our COR’s top priorities. We developed and deployed a new design of a Resource Center interface that we applied to the Evidence-Based Practice Resource...