A huge blue rooster that looked like it was made of paper mache. I was totally enthralled. I love blue. I love art. And here was an artist who took a huge risk making a sculpture of a giant blue cockerel and someone decided to unveil it on the vacant fourth plinth in London. Yes, I wanted an excuse to use the word plinth in a blog.
Arlington, VA, January 11, 2018 — Earlier this year, Arc Aspicio started work on their 100th project at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Along with reaching 100 projects, the company also grew their client base to include the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the DHS Office of the Inspector General.
Meetings are an essential part of day-to-day work and collaboration in every organization. There are an estimated 37 million meetings every day in the United States, yet up to 67 percent are considered failures. Sources estimate the cost of unproductive meetings in the billions and say meetings may take up 15% of an organization’s collective time.
Washington, DC, October 17, 2016 — Consulting Magazine announced that Arc Aspicio ranked 15th on their Fastest Growing Firms list for 2016. The list of Fastest Growing Firms celebrates the nation’s top consulting firms in terms of revenue growth over a three-year period.
Washington, DC, September 27, 2016 — Washington SmartCEO magazine named Arc Aspicio as one of its finalists for the 2016 GovStar Awards. Arc Aspicio is among four other notable finalists in its category, Small Business Industry Star.
Washington, DC, September 28, 2016 — Inc. Magazine recognized Arc Aspicio by naming the company to their 2016 Inc. 5000 list. This exclusive list honors the fastest-growing companies in the nation. As a member, Arc Aspicio joins the ranks of many successful companies like Zappos and Yelp.
“What do you do for a living?” In the Washington, D.C. area, this is a commonly asked question. And, “consulting” and “Government” are frequent responses. Consulting continues to be a sought-after job for industry veterans, those entering the workforce, and some looking for a career change.
Promoting gratitude in the workplace enhances employee morale, collegiality, and efficiency, which together combine to enhance productivity and satisfaction. So, how can an entity foster a culture of authentic gratitude?
My clock radio goes off at 6 AM and I’m out of bed and excited for a new day. By 6:45 AM, I’m out the door on my way to the office. The commute is a time for me to gather my thoughts, read the morning paper, and prepare for the tasks I have to address first.
Mission users. More and more, we hear that the mission users are not getting what they need when new technology is designed and implemented. The Federal Government needs new approaches to create cross-enterprise, people-centric solutions.
Hiring talent is one of the most crucial components to any organization’s success – in the Government or in consulting companies that support the Government. Often, the hiring process can be arduous and time consuming. However, new hires are critical to mission success, as they shape the culture, practices, ideas, and, ultimately, the future of the organization.
The General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Arc Aspicio a five-year option extension on the Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70 Government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC). IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracting vehicle in the Federal government.
Helios selected Arc Aspicio as one of the 2016 Apollo Awards finalists in four categories. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Helios Apollo Awards recognizes organizations in Greater Washington for outstanding talent development.