“Behind every mission is a story.” Behind the scenes, at a desk in an office on some floor of some department, everyday government heroes are making a difference in broad-sweeping IT modernization. You may not always see it. But the impact it has on our lives is...

Six months is a short amount of time, but a lot can happen. Since I shared my reflections on 2021 and optimism for the year ahead, Macro Solutions continues to build on new partnerships, practices, and initiatives. Indeed, three words capture what has guided and driven...

Looking back at 2021 and what it has meant for Macro Solutions and our community of clients, partners, and employees, evokes a range of thoughts and sentiments. As CEO, I am proud of the work that Macro has done to help the federal government solve its...

Intelligent automation technologies offer significant value to federal government agencies, if implemented strategically. The latest shiny new technology may claim to support unlimited automation opportunities – built and deployed with ease – but it’s rarely that simple. This is especially true when applying intelligent automation...

When I founded Macro Solutions more than 20 years ago, information technology (IT) was a male-dominated domain. The opportunities for women were few and far between. Today, things have changed. Still, there’s a long way to go toward equity and diversity in the workplace –...

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, the value of application modernization in the federal government came into sharp relief. Those agencies that invested in cloud-based, user-focused services were well positioned to respond to the demands of the pandemic, ensure continuity in the delivery of citizen services,...

2020 was a year fraught with events that laid bare many weaknesses and inequalities in our societal models. This includes structural racism, gender and income inequality, unemployment, and a digital divide – some because of the pandemic, others exasperated by it. Achieving a level playing field...

There is a broad awareness that the federal IT portfolios—and our thinking about how to manage them—is changing. In most federal institutions, mission and business systems of record are laden with technical debt. The  cost of servicing that debt constrains the opportunity to redirect budget...