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The Acolyst team contributes to numerous periodicals, journals, major news outlets, whitepapers, blogs and forums within the business, government, technology, compliance, and consulting arenas. Our mission is to provide executives and professionals with information that empowers them to transform their mindset and achieve professional and personal growth.

Many of our major articles and resources are available below to offer valuable insight and perspective about subjects that matter to you. This page is frequently updated with fresh new content, so please check back often. If you wish to have Acolyst updates delivered to your inbox, sign up for our e-newsletter:

How To Deal With Judgmental People

Shared on in July 2015.

How to Dance Your Way to Entrepreneurial Success

Published on in May 2017.

6 Steps to 'Dancing' Through Conversations With Your Business Partners

Featured on,, and Yahoo! Finance in July 2015.

7 Ways to Avoid Mobile App Design Failure

Highlighted in GCN (Government Computer News) in June 2015.

You Don't Need Rose-Colored Glasses: 5 Realistic Tips to Be More Positive

Featured on's experts blog in June 2015.

6 Questions to Ask Before Any Big Data Migration

Published by FCW in May 2015.

The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post invited Acolyst’s SVP, Valeh Nazemoff, to be a contributing writer with her own blog series.

The Mindful CIO selected Acolyst’s SVP, Valeh Nazemoff, as a contributing writer with her own blog series.

Women of the Channel

3 Ways Attorneys And Law Firms Can Increase Productivity

Published by Law360 in June 2017.  Note: Registration to Law360 / LexisNexis is required for access.

Data Migration Service Level Agreements for Data Centers

Published by Data Center Knowledge in December 2014.

5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Published in Chief Executive Magazine in February 2015.

Thomson Reuters’ Aspatore Books ExecBlueprints™ Series

Whitepaper: Data Performance Management

The Importance, Process, and Consideration of a Data Model and Data Management Application in Delivering a Business Intelligence (BI) System - Trilyst Team Written in partnership with Acolyst, CA Technologies and MicroStrategy. Published November 2013.

Whitepaper: Data Governance Roadmap for IT Executives

Written in partnership with Acolyst and CA Technologies. Published April 2013.

Upcoming Engagements

  • Valeh Nazemoff, EVP of Acolyst, to speak at Enterprise Data World 2017, taking place from April 2-7 in Atlanta, GA.  Register here.

Past Engagements


Acolyst Consulting

Acolyst Leadership Team


  • Acolyst contracted by Social Security Administration's (SSA) for GRC Legal Performance Management improvement




  • Acolyst named Top 100 Fast Growth list (VARBusiness)
  • CEO Recognized as Leading 100 Most Powerful Women of the IT Channel (EverythingChannel, United Business Media)


  • Awarded PBGC Prime Contract for Case and Legal Management Project and Product Implementation


  • CEO Recognized as Top 50 IT Female Executives Nationwide (CRN Magazine)
  • Women in Technology (WIT) C-Level Finalist Featured in CIO Publication
  • Developed its aPM™ Acolyst Process/Project Management Methodology


  • Marked the day DataTech Enterprises, Inc. (DTEi) began doing business as (dba) Acolyst
  • Solution Center Featured in GovernmentVAR Magazine as the Anatomy of a Solution Center


  • Designed and Developed the First TCP/IP Security Physical Access Control (SPAC™)


  • Presented with CA’s Fastest Growing Partner Award
  • Awarded PenRen (Pentagon Renovation) Support Contract