Best Practices


Test Like You Mean It

Tonight begins the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for our hometown Washington Capitals. They have no doubt spent the past few days furiously practicing in preparation for facing the reigning champs, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It occurs to me that as they have practiced, their coaches didn’t […]


AEGIS: The Movie

We at AEGIS were so proud to win the inaugural Capability Challenge award from the CMMI Institute earlier this year. Now that it’s time to promote next year’s competition, the Institute has posted a very nice overview of AEGIS. The most exciting part, for us, is the video they published, […]


Questionable Assumptions Threaten Federal Contracting Reform

There’s no question that federal contracting for technology services is finally achieving significant momentum toward innovations that are long overdue. To be clear: the acquisition techniques themselves are innovating in order to allow, in turn, for the end result of what the government receives to be technologically innovative. That’s a […]


Mario Hyland Speaks at Johns Hopkins

AEGIS Senior Vice President and Founder, Mario Hyland (@interopguy) was invited to speak at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for the Health Sciences Informatics Grand Rounds speaker series.  The tradition of Medical Grand Rounds at Johns Hopkins can be traced back to William Osler, the first professor of medicine, beginning in […]


Learn about AEGIS’ Unique Approach to Testing as a Shared Service at the upcoming IJIS Institute National Symposium

We are pleased to announce that AEGIS will be providing a TecTalk presentation on Testing as a Shared Service in an Information Sharing Environment (Recording & PowerPoint) at the upcoming IJIS Institute National Symposium scheduled from January 21-23, 2015 in Arlington, VA. This two-day Symposium brings together executives, key decision […]


It’s Never Too Late to Change Your Major

I was recently asked by CIO Story magazine to provide a short article on some thoughts that apply to organizational leadership. A couple of things came to mind immediately as they have been frequent conversation topics of mine lately, both professionally and personally. Check out the article here – and […]


@Interopguy Featured in CIO Review Magazine

CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Healthcare Consulting Providers edition published in October features AEGIS Founder and Senior Vice President, Mario Hyland, or “@Interopguy” as he’s known in the Twitter universe. Mario was interviewed by CIO Review and provided his insights as to how better testing of health IT systems leads […]


Feedback: The Grit That Polishes the Stones

Take a moment to Google “Steve Jobs rock tumbler” and one of the first results returned will be a YouTube clip from “The Lost Interview” of Steve Jobs by Robert Cringely. That’s always been in my mind my metaphor for a team working really hard on something they’re passionate about. […]


How Do We Move the Ball Forward on Achieving Interoperability?

On June 23, 2014, AEGIS was invited by Janet M. Marchibroda, Director, Health Innovation Initiative and Executive Director, CEO Council on Health and Innovation to participate in a roundtable discussion on Advancing Interoperability and Electronic Information Sharing To Support Improvements in Health and Health Care. Other distinguished participants included organizations […]