2023-08-24 This year we had the pleasure of celebrating our Annual Augur Summer Celebration at Bluejacket Brewery in DC! Always fun times when the whole gang gets together and always cool to see how much Augur has grown each year! Here's to 11 years!
2023-07-28 Our multi-talented Augurites headed to Wok & Roll Karaoke in DC and had a great time singing their hearts out!
2023-06-13 Stephen Koellner presented on managing coefficient variation in Monte-Carlo based cost models at the AACE International Conference & Expo in Chicago, IL! He was supported by Augur President, Kurt Wasileski, and Augur CEO, Dave Ingalls.
2023-05-17 Augur Technical Advisors, Obai Kamara and Stephen Koellner, alongside Project Lead Nick Peeples presented their response to the ICEAA Cost Challenge"What is the Cost of a Human?" at ICEAA in San Antonio, TX this year! Stephen Koellner presented "Spread Too Thin," and Ryan Webster and Sam Kitchin co-presented "Scheduling Agile-Fall: Best Practices." Senior leadership also joined the presenters at the conference and showcased the new logo!
2023-04-21 Augur fleeces keeping analysts Gabrielle Briones and Taylor Fountain warm while trekking the W Circuit and reaching the Torres del Paine in Chile!
2023-03-30 While waiting for March Madness results to come out, the winners are in for this year's March Mustard Madness! Michelle Chau won the bracket with her Caramelized Onion mustard, Sam Kitchin won Tsar's Favorite with Tracklements Strong English Mustard (not pictured), Tyler Duran won the most awards with his Grandpa's Cough Medicine mustard winning Best Homemade and Fan Favorite, Zach Osborne won best store bought mustard with Tracklements Hot Horseradish, and Roman won the Deputy's Choice Award with Prymat Miodowa Musztarda. Many praises to Stephen Koellner, and Deputy Mustard Tsarina, Taylor Fountain, for coordinating a great competition after a long hiatus!
2023-03-23 We had the honor of having not one, but two Augurites present at the AACE International Region 2 Northeast Symposium! Max Pessel presented "Scheduling Agile-Fall: Best Practices" and Stephen Koellner presented "Managing Coefficient of Variation in Monte-Carlo Based Modeling." Great job guys!
2023-03-14 After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, Pi(e) Day festivities came back in full swing headed by our Pi(e) Tsarina, Wendy Cassidy! The pies were tasty and congratulations to Maddie Nolder for Best Looking Pie, Noah Ashbaugh for Most Controversial Pie, Wendy Cassidy for Best Mouthfeel Pie, Stephen Koellner for Best Overall Pie, Hailey Belleperche for Best Sweet Pie, and Sam Kitchin for Best Savory Pie (not pictured). Looking forward to more great pie tasting next year!
2023-02-17 Our Augur recruiting team visited a few universities this February to find our next members of the team. It was a pleasure meeting everyone at the career fairs and info sessions!
Gabby, Ryan, and Robel attended the University of Virginia Career Fair. Gabrielle and Sam held an info session at Wake Forest. Nick attended the University of Maryland Career Fair.
2023-01-28 Commander in GNAR, Stephen Koellner, alongside GNAR Generals, Gabby Magasic and Obai Kamara, planned another great ski/snowboarding trip! This year, we shredded at Massanutten Ski Resort. We had a fantastic weekend, got some new people out on the slopes for their first time, saw some old faces, and no injuries! Looking forward to next year's trip already!
All smiles on and off the mountain and the cold wasn't needed to freeze them in place!
Our Commander came up with some great designs for the GNAR merch this year!
2023-01-18 Fantasy Football Commissioner Sean Saez collaborated with Happy Hour Tsar Roman Onyshkevych to celebrate the Fantasy Football results for the year with a happy hour at Alamo Draft House. A fun start to a new year!
2022-12-17 To round out the end of the year, Augur helped support Wreaths Across America. Wreaths Across America focuses on remembrance and honoring our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud during this holiday season.
2022-12-15 This holiday season, Augur celebrated with the largest group its had to date. Thankful for the steady growth of the company and every member of the team! Looking forward to another great year with the team and wishing a happy holidays to everyone!
Starting the holiday party at Augur HQ!
Continuing the festivities at Nighthawk Brewery & Pizza!
The Augur team coincidentally coordinated outfits at a customer holiday party!
2022-11-30 For the whole month, a handful of Augurites harnessed their mustache growing and grooming skills to participate in Movember - growing mustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues. Prime Minister of the Augur Mustache Movember Council, Tyler Duran, led the charge and Zach Osborne won this year's competition!
2022-10-31 The candy didn’t last long enough to be photographed, but Halloween Candy Tsar, Sean Saez, made sure the results of the competition were recorded. Augur newcomer Sabrina Hernandez defeated long-time Sugar-lock Holmes winner Sam Kitchin, and Augur President Kurt Wasileski tricked all of the Augurites with his submission of Crows candy.
2022-10-15 After a long hiatus, in-person Beer Brackets, hosted by our resident Kegerator Tsar, Ryan Webster, returned for its ninth year! Past and present Augur employees gathered to determine if a city vs. a country beer should win. Local brewery Blue Jacket won the crown with This Wheel's on Fire IPA! To see previous winners, visit https://www.thebeerbracket.com/
2022-10-01 Our Expeditionary Deputy Portfolio Manager, Wendy Rich got married and became Wendy Cassidy! It was a lovely wedding and some of the Augur crew had the pleasure celebrating with her! Wishing Wendy and Dylan a lifetime of love!
2022-09-22 The Augur family wanted to round out the summer with one more event - another blood drive partnership with Inova Blood Donor services! After donating, we decided to fill our stomachs and celebrate our good deeds with good food at Inca Social.
2022-08-18 Augur turns 10! The Augur family celebrated the company's 10th anniversary at The Eleanor in DC. Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate this milestone achievement with us!
2022-07-29 Augur Community outreach and Volunteer Tzar (Joe Listopad) with some successful summer initiatives. One intiative was back to school supplies donations that will be donated to Northern Virginia Family Service, a non-profit that equips families in need with the tools and resources they need to succeed and improve their situation. The second initiative was aiding the Potomac Riverkeeper Network with some river cleanup in the Alexandria area.
2022-05-23 Army Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Cost Team was awarded the ICEAA 2022 Team Achievement of the Year Award for their efforts performing complex cost estimation. This effort is performed by a team of Augur analysts and our teammates. Nominated by PEO-EIS Leadership.
Congratulations and well done!
To read the full nomination, please click here (Pages 3-4)
2022-05-21 Augur is attending the 2022 ICEAA conference! Hope to see you there!
2022-03-10 This quarter’s Augur Charity Event partnered with INOVA Blood Donor Services to host a blood drive event at their donation center to aid the national blood shortage. Thank you to all who were able to make it!
2022-03-07 Spotted in Iceland! The Gabs rocking Augur SWAG while on vacation in Reykjavik.
2022-01-28 Having two leagues didn’t stop Fantasy Football Commissioner Sean Saez from another great year of awards and analysis!
2022-01-24 The first annual Augur Shred the Gnar Trip.
The Augur crew took a trip to Wisp Resort in McHenry, Maryland!
2021-12-09 Wishing everyone a Happy Holidays from the Augur Consulting Team!
2021-06-05 After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, Augur Athletics finally started back up again!
2021-02-08 We had some really great discussions today at Augur Book Club discussing our Banned & Censored Through History themed book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey!
2021-01-14 Fantasy Football Commissioner Sean Saez successfully led us through some unprecedented times and outdid himself this year! As we often say at Augur, if it's worth analyzing its worth over analyzing.
2020-12-18 We got creative with our holiday party this year since it was 100% virtual and had some fun rounds of Code Names, and Ugly Christmas Sweater contest, and a gift card raffle!
2020-12-09 The first Augur Book Club book has been selected, and the book winning the most votes was Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang!
2020-09-26 The Augur Cycling Club took advantage of the nice weather and biked along the Alexandria waterfront this weekend! A month prior, the inaugural ride took us around Rock Creek Park!
2020-05-18 Our very own Technical Director, Sam Kitchin, was awarded the 2020 ICEAA Management Achievement of the Year! Well Deserved!
To read the full nomination, please visit https://www.iceaaonline.com/ready/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IW2020-2Web.pdf Page 15
2020-03-14 Our Augur crew put their baking caps back on for another Pie Day Celebration! One of the winners for this year was a cinnamon pie!
2020-03-08 While at the Pentagon for other business, the Augur crew could not resist this classic photo op!
2019-12-19 White Elephant Tzar Robel Semunegus serving up surprises this holiday season! Who knows what’ll be in store?!
2019-09-11 Our fearless leader, Kurt Wasileski, cooked up some perfect pancakes for everyone at the office for Augur Pancake Day!
2019-08-28 It’s a good thing Augur hires critical thinkers! It took every bit of our problem solving skills to conquer the Escape Room Arlington with half the allotted time remaining!
2019-04-11 Kicked off our first of many Augur Adrenaline Events at Bad Axe Throwing in DC!
2019-03-14 It’s that time of year again! The Augur Annual Pie Competition in celebration of Pi Day!