Embracing Citizen Development: A Strategic Move for IT Leaders

In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, organizations continually search for ways to innovate and stay ahead of the competition. As IT leaders, the push for digital transformation includes the need for efficient and effective IT solutions. One such approach gaining momentum is citizen development.

Meet the Volunteers: Shaun Morris

Shaun Morris is an innovative senior software development manager at Octo offering nearly two decades of experience in the full software development lifecycle. Not only is he an expert in agile software development methodologies, tools, and processes and known for his excellent troubleshooting/testing skills, Shaun is equally passionate about giving back to the community.  

Meet the Innovators: Jennifer Mahoney

Meet Jennifer Mahoney, Senior Director of Growth for Octo’s Federal Civilian accounts.

Meet the Innovators: Babatunde “Tundey” Akinsanya

It’s time for the next installment of Meet the Innovators,…

Meet the Innovators: Meghan Gifford

Innovation comes in many forms, and it takes talented people…

Meet the Innovators: Cindy Walker

Welcome back to Meet the Innovators, where we feature the thinkers and doers making great things happen for Octo’s customers. Today we’re interviewing Cindy Walker, Vice President of Octo’s Data Management and Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE). Cindy has been with Octo for 16 months and supports all of Octo’s lines of business and business development with data management and analytics solutions and best practices.

Meet the Innovators: Ted Hallum

Today, we feature Ted Hallum, Senior Defense Machine Learning (ML) Engineer. Ted has been with Octo since January 2021 and supports our oLabs™ Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center of Excellence (CoE). 

Meet the Innovators: Jay McNallie, Director of Product Development

Today, we’re pleased to introduce Jay McNallie, Director of Product Development. Jay has been with Octo since 2015 and supports the Chief Technology Officer’s (CTO) organization. A critical part of innovation conducted at Octo’s oLabs™ R&D facility, Jay works to understand customers’ problems and finds solutions that work, including the OctoCX™ suite of products designed to bring 360° situational awareness to users even at the tactical edge.

Achieving Search Success: Meshing Data with User Friendly Search Experiences   

We’ve learned a bit about Data Mesh recently, and Octo offers its data mesh solution with processes and tools to address data management challenges. Let’s flip the script now and talk about how we can improve customer digital experiences in our applications by “meshing” all this data into user friendly search experiences — in other words, “Just give me what I’m looking for” in two clicks or less.

Meet the Innovators: Elvira Bianco

We’re pleased to introduce Elvira Bianco, Senior Consultant and Training and Change Management Lead for the General Services Administration, Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (GSA CALM) program. Elvira has been with Octo for 20 months and offers an interesting take on creativity and innovation.