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How to Know if CI/CD is Right for Your Government Organization

October 6, 2016

Continuous delivery has long been a cornerstone of agile development. As the federal government moves away from traditional waterfall to a more agile way of developing and delivering software, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) is emerging as a best practice. Is CI/CD right for your organization? What are some first steps to adopt CI/CD? […]

Five Ways Government Agencies Can Foster Contractor Collaboration to Boost Results

September 16, 2016

While your government IT contractors may compete in the real world, when engaged at your agency, they must collaborate to ensure the success of their interdependent projects. Even better, when contractors unite behind your mission (not just their projects), their success can have a much larger impact. Here are five best practices for fostering collaboration […]

Reserving a Seat at the Top for the Solutions Architect

April 18, 2016

Unconventionally, Pyramid reserves a seat at the executive table for a Chief Solutions Architect. Why? What are the benefits to having this presence at the top? What did it take to get there? I joined Pyramid as a senior development analyst, having come from a much larger organization. Pyramid provided the opportunity I sought to […]

How to Hire Really Great People for a Great Culture

March 31, 2016

How to Hire Really Great People for a Great Culture Which comes first? Really great people or a really great culture? We asked ourselves that question recently, in the throes of a mass hiring effort for a new Government program. Our next new employees certainly need to have the skills required for the job. But […]

Lightweight Containers and Innovation

October 1, 2015

Written by Mike Shields Lightweight containers are low-overhead, isolated mechanisms for running applications – sort of a lighter alternative to a virtual machine. They are all the rage these days, with Docker in particular getting a lot of attention. While the concept may seem innovative to some, in fact, lightweight containers have been around for […]

Pyramid Launches New Website

September 11, 2015

20 years ago, Pyramid Systems, Inc. was a boutique business consisting of one employee and one government contract, with no name recognition. We are now a multi-million dollar IT enterprise with brand equity, a strong and loyal client community, and a broad and powerful capability set. As we grow, it is important to us that […]

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