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Buzzing like neon! DHITS 2023

In the heart of the bayou, amidst the soulful tunes of jazz and the mouthwatering aroma of Creole cuisine, the 2023 Defense Health Information Technology Symposium (DHITS) in New Orleans was more than just another industry event—it was a convergence of visionaries, innovators, and advocates...

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Keeping Up With CDC

Innovations for the CDC’s HIV Surveillance System (eHARS) The eHARS team is currently working on a new solution to integrate the U.S. Census Bureau's Census Geocoder for finding census tract data and fixing incorrect address components in the HIV surveillance datasets. The Census Geocoder is an...

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Upgrading SAMHSA

This spring, the team worked on redesigning the SAMHSA mobile menu to create a more modern and user-friendly experience for mobile site visitors that still complied with USWDS guidelines and Section 508. Some of the changes we implemented include nesting Tier Two sections under one...

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Promoting Health Accessibility with NHLBI

There has been much focus on the Executive Order (EO) on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the federal government since its signing in June 2021. The National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute (which also includes Sleep Disorders) Content Management Team has been on...

Group photo of the BOPMSS team.

Farewell to Skyline!

Our BOPMSS team has been active and engaged in various activities over the past couple of months. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to gather in person on April 26th with our CBIS customers, colleagues, former colleagues, and friends at the farewell ceremony and...

Trading Our Desks for the Alamo City!

Trading Our Desks for the Alamo City!

Our headquarters team recently visited our San Antonio team members for the first time, marking our first stop on the "Listening Tour". We enjoyed a Cinco de Mayo inspired happy hour dinner at a Mexican restaurant on the iconic River Walk. The evening included sharing...

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Looking Forward at CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently received support from Congress to better prepare for future pandemics. One of the mandates associated with the support is for CDC to modernize all systems. There are 3 concurrent CDC-wide modernization initiatives currently underway including migrating...

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Business Development Update – SeKON around Town

This winter SeKON had the opportunity to attend several conferences, industry days, and networking events to expand our reach with current and potential customers. We centered our presence around gaining maximum exposure to the initiatives of key agencies such as Centers for Disease Control (CDC),...

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SeKON at Alamo ACE

In November, SeKON attended the AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) Alamo ACE conference in San Antonio. This year’s conference was related to cyber security topics, specially focused on the ‘gray zone’ to ensure we are building and deploying environmentally secure and resilient capabilities....

SeKON Quality Team

ISO Audit: Rare & Exceptional

Having successfully completed a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) appraisal in June, our SeKON Quality Team scored another huge success last month. They completed our annual International Organization for Standardization (ISO) audit. The ISO audits are tough, and the process can be grueling. Weeks of preparation...