Wednesday, January 20, 2016

SmartCEO Magazine Recognizes MSG for Excellence in Management

MSG is proud to announce that Shezad Habib, MSG’s Managing Director, was awarded SmartCEO’s 2016 Executive Management Award for his accomplishments as the leader of MSG since 2001. The award recipients, according to SmartCEO, “uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and creatively, and enhance and support the organization’s mission.” Winners are selected after a rigorous review process by independent local business leaders. SmartCEO conducted an interview with Shezad for a profile in the March/April issue of the magazine which can also be found here: read full article

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

MSG Working with SPRA to Support the Workforce Data Quality Initiative

MSG joined the SPRA team to support technical assistance delivery to the grantees of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI). The Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) is an effort by the Department of Labor to support states through grants to develop and enhance state longitudinal administrative databases. The longitudinal databases should link information on individual level training and employment services received to individual outcomes. Ultimately, the WDQI seeks to provide better information to customers and decision makers in the workforce system and improve evaluation capacity of programs being funded. MSG’s Sr. Manager of Technology & Media, Andrew Simpson will work with gra... read full article

Monday, January 04, 2016

MSG to Collaborate with Savan Group to Support DOL Chief Evaluation Office

MSG is proud to announce its partnership with Savan Group as a subcontractor to a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) project awarded to Savan Group in December 2015. The contract is to support Technical Working Groups (TWGs) on special topics related to Unemployment Insurance. Specifically, MSG will collaborate with Savan Group to identify distinct topics and recruit Subject Matter Experts to participate in three to six working group topical meetings in 2016 and 2017. MSG will also help organize all aspects of the meetings. Our researchers, together with Savan Group, will draft reports and provide recommendations based on the information gathered during the meet... read full article