ActioNet Launches “A Cloud Guru” Training Portal for Employee Skills Development

March 10, 2021

Cloud Guru Partnership Page

by Reuben M. Cloud technologies have skyrocketed in importance during the pandemic, globally transforming the way work is accomplished. Government and industry sectors alike had to rapidly and agilely pivot to provide alternatives for accomplishing their strategic goals via remote working technologies and thus ramped up their investments in mobility, collaboration, and other cloud-related infrastructures…. Read more »

The Roadmap to CMMC

November 1, 2020

Network of lights across the globe

By Andrew S. If you work in the DoD space – and if you’re reading this blog I’m guessing you do – you are no doubt in the process of preparing for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). CMMC will soon be a requirement for all contractors who do business or who want to do business… Read more »

Software Factory: A Systems View of DevSecOps

October 5, 2020

ActioNet Uses Software Factory DevSecOps approaches to projects

By Kate R. A DevSecOps Software Factory approach is defined as a “structured collection of related software assets that aids in producing computer software applications or software components according to specific, externally defined end-user requirements through an assembly process.” Often DevSecOps implementation focuses on advanced capabilities without solidifying fundamentals or modifying established processes. This tends… Read more »

Cybersecurity Considerations in a Multi-Cloud Environment

September 23, 2020

A key in a technological cloud environment

By Reuben M. Remember when moving data into the cloud was a radical idea? Those days are long gone. Forbes estimates that 83% of all enterprise workloads will be performed in the cloud by the end of 2020, a remarkable shift in an already rapidly changing digital landscape. Yet the market is increasingly moving beyond… Read more »

Thinking Outside the Box…No, Just Get Rid of the Box

January 29, 2019

A collection of tools ActioNet uses to transform mobile device management

By Eric C. That age-old cliché of Insanity: ‘doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results’, is nothing new obviously, but destined to repeat itself.  Case in point, your Service Desk continues to escalate incidents to advanced engineering because users cannot access their E-mail or calendar on their mobile device while… Read more »

The Era of Citizen Developers

November 26, 2018

by Hooman K. Being a product of the Pascal/C++ command-line programming era, I’d frequently find a way to write reusable code by way of functions to save time. I remember when Microsoft first introduced Visual Basic (VB), with tons of built-in functions and routines. Developers were so excited; it would even auto-complete code as soon… Read more »

ActioNeters Participate in Agile Challenge and Microsoft Hackathon

August 8, 2018

By Michelle V & Chris S On July 25th 2018, ActioNeters across the D.C. Metro area banded together to form the ActioNet A-Team in order to compete in the “Great Agile Challenge”.  This was the very first “hackathon” event and was hosted at Microsoft’s HQ in Chevy Chase, MD.  Competing Agile Teams were given only… Read more »

“We Don’t Need No Stinking Patches”

August 1, 2018

Patching Software

By Cindy H. Though this makes a nice movie line (it was actually “we don’t need no stinking badges” from The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), it does not make a nice attitude for security patches. It seems that as soon as a product is released, it is followed by a software patch or service… Read more »