June 4, 2020

More SAFe Lessons Learned

By: Cindy Currie, SPC5, PMI-ACP, PMP   The PCI SAFe Training Team recently delivered its third virtual class, this time SAFe for Government 5.0. This marks our third in two respects: third overall class delivered remotely, and third different course delivered remotely, SAFe PO/PM and SAFe Scrum Master being our
May 4, 2020

Virtual SAFe® Training Lessons Learned

  By: Tim Schwamb (SPC) and Cindy Currie (SPC) agile@gopci.com   The PCI SAFe® Training Team recently held both a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0 course and a SAFe® Scrum Master 5.0 course virtually for one of our government customers, and we wanted to share some of our successes and
February 1, 2020

The Facts about Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

Heard of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), but not sure if it applies to you or what is required? Article By: Molly Shepard, Sec+ and Tim Schwamb, CISSP The Cybersecurity Maturity Model aims to significantly enhance the cybersecurity and resiliency of its contractor network, creating a single cybersecurity standard for
December 26, 2019

Understanding Agile Framework

Many government programs are looking to go Agile, but there are so many Agile Frameworks and terms floating around out there, that it’s hard to make sense of it all. Article By: Tim Schwamb, Colorado Operations Lead Scrum, Kanban, Lean, DevSecOps, XP…Which one is best?  Where do I start?  That feeling
November 14, 2019

Smart Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

New Research Shows Smart Devices May Make You More Vulnerable to Hackers - But, Don't Panic Article By: Zach Casper, PCI’s Cyber Network Operations Director I’m sure by now many of you have read one of the recent articles discussing the ability to control voice assistants with lasers that easily pass