2019 Summer Internship: Annie Zhao

Annie is a rising senior at George Mason University and business analyst intern this summer.  For someone who is just starting to enter the professional world, the prospect of your first internship is a daunting thought. I remember walking into the office on my first day with my mind plagued by fears – am I […]

August 2, 2019

Modern Messengers: How Scrum Builds Communication

Modern Messengers: How Scrum Builds Communication By Rasheeda Berry and Nyleena Roberts After one of our daily scrums, I was sitting at my desk, reflecting on how modern technology has allowed for our methods of communication to evolve. We no longer send messengers village-to-village to warn of danger; we have weather alerts on our phones; […]

July 15, 2019

Major Takeaways from AFCEA “Securing the Homeland” Conference

Major Takeaways from AFCEA “Securing the Homeland” Conference By Rasheeda Berry and Nyleena Roberts   Oasys proudly supported the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) “Securing the Homeland” Conference in Washington DC on April 22nd to the 24th. The conference brought together hundreds of technology and cybersecurity professionals for three days of panels, networking […]

May 31, 2019

Fearless Girls – Back to School Night!

On the evening of August 30, Oasys hosted a “Back to School Night” for the Fearless Girls group from the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Washington area. The night began with a dinner catered by a local DC restaurant, Sorisso Bistro. The girls enjoyed plates full of pesto pasta, chicken salad, homemade lasagna […]

September 5, 2018

Inaugural Oasys Summer Internship

Georgia was an intern in our inaugural Oasys Summer Internship and is a sophomore at Clemson University.  By Georgia Stamper Structured agility. Company culture. Government contracting. If anyone had asked me what these phrases meant prior to starting my Summer Internship at Oasys, I would have struggled to give a sufficient answer. Beginning with our […]

August 9, 2018

S&T Spotlight – ICAM Educational Series

On June 13, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) First Responders Group published the Public Safety Communications Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Working Group’s ICAM Educational Series. The Series was created to educate First Responder executives, project managers, and solution architects on ICAM policies to aid them in the […]

July 18, 2018

Social Whiskey

Whiskey has been a consistent theme as Oasys has grown. From flasks at the golf course, to the ever-expanding line of trophy bottles along the top of the kitchen cabinet, to the yearly, corporate, speakeasy takeover…we enjoy socializing together with a touch of whisky. A couple of years ago, we took over a speakeasy in […]

June 12, 2018

The Armed Services Arts Partnership

This year, Oasys had the unique opportunity to cosponsor the Armed Services Arts Partnership’s Comedy Boot Camp Graduation Show. The show, held at the Washington DC Improv, was also supported by the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation, Microsoft, and Capital Bank. The Armed Services Arts Partnership (aka ASAP) is a non-profit that provides introductory level […]

May 21, 2018

2016 in review: Congress runs out the clock on federal IT modernization funds

But the bill’s author says Congress is ready to tackle the issue again in the new year.   Texas Republican Rep. Will Hurd authored legislation that would have created individual IT working capital funds for each of the 24 CFO Act agencies and a centralized IT modernization fund housed in the Treasury Department that executive […]

December 29, 2016

NIST Asks Public to Help Future-Proof Electronic Information

December 20, 2016 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is officially asking the public for help heading off a looming threat to information security: quantum computers, which could potentially break the encryption codes used to protect privacy in digital systems. NIST is requesting methods and strategies from the world’s cryptographers, with the deadline […]

December 21, 2016

People, not dollars, are the barriers to cloud migration, experts say

FedScoop talked to more than five companies about what they think are the major roadblocks on the path to government cloud migration. Here’s what they said.   (Getty Images)   Las Vegas — From the constant talk in Washington of developing a federal fund to upgrade technology, one might think that cost is the major […]

December 13, 2016