How DOD can more effectively leverage venture-backed innovation

Shift5's co-founder and CEO Josh Lospinoso explains both how the venture capital ecosystem works and ways the Defense Department can lean into it for bringing in new technologies.

Are you ready for another government shutdown?

Attorney James Fontana shares tried and true advice for surviving a government now that we are about to hit another one.

Why the Amazon antitrust case is important to GovCon

The antitrust lawsuit against Amazon might seem like a million miles away from government contractors, but they need to be prepared for ripple affects across the market.

Infrastructure law is a chance to get procurement right

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is more than just a lot of money. It is an opportunity to make lasting systemic changes to the economy, but procurement processes need to improve.

The national security imperative of commercial space

A 27-hour turnaround to launch a satellite is a powerful reminder of how a commercial space industry is critical to U.S. national security.

Your growth results aren't improving because you keep doing the same thing

In the GovCon market, even tireless BD efforts might not always lead to success. Could your team's unyielding consistency be both a strength and a surprising pitfall?

The brinkmanship around government shutdowns is an exercise in futility

Shutdowns do nothing positive for anyone and only waste time, energy and resources.

Six factors for selling into the state & local market

The state and local market is different in several key ways. Here are six things to keep in mind.

Air Force cancels $5.3B cyber contract after overwhelming response

With more than 250 proposals received, the Air Force said that was too many for a manageable evaluation process.

How company habits could be costing you millions

Uncover the hidden costs of poor customer engagement and why training your entire organization to build relationships, uncover needs, and spark innovation is no longer optional.

How keeping a stake in divested businesses can pay off

Zack Hester of Bluestone Investment Partners says that companies can have their cake and eat it too by keeping some equity in businesses they find another owner for.

How much is too much to ask for in the OASIS+ solicitation?

One protester says the General Services Administration is going too far in wanting all the details that roll into a fixed-price proposal if the items are commercially-available from the start.

Why annual reviews are critical for small and mid-tier contractors

To find a clear path to growth, companies need to leverage an annual review process to align their goals with their core capabilities.

Why model-based systems engineering is about more than just compliance

Known as MBSE, model-based systems engineering offers a way to standardize IT systems while increasing cyber resiliency.

Are we 30 days from a government shutdown?

Crunch time on the budget is pretty much here, but there are positive signs that Congress could pass a short-term budget agreement. All the pressure is on House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

What do the Top 100 company slogans say about the market?

An analysis of the words companies use to describe themselves show how they can evoke an emotional response while telling a story of corporate capabilities.

Court ruling likely to curtail 8(a) fourth quarter spend

Federal spending on 8(a) contracts typically surges during the fourth quarter, but new court-imposed requirements to qualify those small businesses will likely procurements and scare off agency buyers.