Choosing Your Security Battles, Part I – Chris Rasmussen

Choosing Your Security Battles, Part I

Large companies face many practical, real-life challenges when it comes to operating securely. In this first installment, Chris Rasmussen, Systems Administrator for Octo, discusses the issue of compatibility.
Octo Corporate Social Responsibility and H.O.P.E. Project DC with Vanessa Davis

CSR + HOPE = Serving a Greater Purpose

Octo is proud to support H.O.P.E. Project DC (“HOPE Project”), a community IT training program benefiting young adults in the D.C. metro area and beyond.
Common Data Fabric (CDF) is changing the way we share data. Here are some common questions about CDF and how it works by Crystal Funderburg, Business Systems Analyst  with Octo

CDF: Transforming Data Sharing for Joint Task Force Missions

Common Data Fabric (CDF) is changing the way we share data. Here are some common questions about CDF and how it works by Crystal Funderbung, Business Systems Analyst  with Octo.
Octo to Hold 2021 Virtual STEAM Expo to Engage Underrepresented Students

Octo to Hold 2021 Virtual STEAM Expo to Engage Underrepresented Students

Octo announced its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee will hold its 2021 Virtual STEAM Expo December 4 to address the educational needs of underrepresented students in the D.C. metro area and throughout the country.
Helping Veterans Transition and Find Success Beyond the Military A Q&A with Mahlon Braden, Sr. Software Engineer and U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer (Ret.)

Helping Veterans Transition and Find Success Beyond the Military

We sat down with our own Senior Software Engineer and Navy Veteran, Mahlon Braden, to learn about his service and how he mentors veterans to help them transition from the military to rewarding careers at Octo.
DevOps

Implementing DevSecOps: It's Time to Relook at Your Software Development Toolchain

The shift to a DevSecOps operating model is a major cultural shift to organizations, one that requires mindset, process, and technology changes for all parties contributing to the delivery process.
Man in suit jacket with blue collard shirt and bolo tie

Methods Matter: Engineering for Business Value, Part III 

In Part III of this series, Mark Wells, VP of DevSecOps Center of Excellence and Software Solutions, examines the underlying technologies that help teams meet mission objectives more efficiently.
CJ Capizzi - Principal Technical Director

Prove It! The Shift to Tech Challenges in Federal Procurements

Many agencies have recognized that instead of having vendors simply respond with a write-up about their industry leading best practices and approaches, they would rather see them in action, which is the basis of a technical challenge.
CJ Capizzi - Principal Technical Director

Want to Break Down Barriers to DevSecOps? Stop Splitting Requirements.

Adopting a culture of DevSecOps and aligning support to a unified delivery model by ceasing to split contract requirements greatly benefits agencies.
Aaron Festinger - Machine Learning Engineer

Human Centered Design: What Warfighters Need to Win, Part III

While the potential pitfalls may seem daunting, developing and implementing acoustic #AI would solve myriad problems on the battlefield. Learn how to approach development in a way that benefits warfighters who rely on easy to use, cutting-edge tools.