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Why 2024 will be a year of revolution in digital citizen services

The provision of thoughtful and effective citizen services remains a cornerstone of good governance and societal progress, with advanced technology a big part of that.

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Recent signs show the government is getting open source right. Is your organization?

White House and OMB initiatives are driving security concerns around open source because while it is a powerful tool, it needs to be managed effectively, our expert writes.

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A better compass for guiding tech investments

Justin Fanelli and Jonathan Aberman, two experts on technology investing, share their thoughts on how to know when you are getting what you paid for when you buy technology.

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Five things to remember about CMMC

The draft rule for how government contractors will protect their customers' information is long and defense as it was two years in the making, but here are five things to keep in mind in putting together your comments.

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Transform your BD offsite to drive revenue

Offsite events don't have to be death by PowerPoint. Business development expert Nic Coppings explains how to transform these events to unlock your BD teams potential.

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If, Then: 2024 serves up many questions and potentials

Off we go then with 2024 and all of the pathways, possibilities and scenarios to consider across the entire public sector ecosystem.

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Three growth tactics for small contractors

Small businesses have limited resources, so how do you leverage your time, money and staff for the most impact?

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UPDATE: CMMC's proposed rule is published

After much anticipation, the proposed new standard for the defense industrial base's overall cyber posture is available for download now.

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Generative AI poised to revolutionize capture management

GenAI tools have immense potential for federal contractors when it comes to both proposal and capture management and writing compelling proposals.

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GovCon's public company universe is poised for growth in numbers and profile

The pending emergence of at least one new publicly-traded government contractor, and maybe more, means the conversation about this market will increasingly be in the open and executives will have less control over that narrative.

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RTX's CEO transition follows three years of change and turbulence

Both the company and Greg Hayes' tenure started amid the coronavirus pandemic and essentially a pause in air travel. Chris Calio will move up to CEO in the spring amid rising demand for defense products.

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SBOMs are a needed ingredient but not the full recipe for software supply chain security

Validating the integrity of IT supply chains is critical to cybersecurity and includes the supply chain feeding software development.

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First CHIPS Act award signals start of U.S. semiconductor push

The Commerce Department chose a major defense hardware maker as recipient number one of CHIPS For America grant money, which certainly will go across multiple industries that are of importance to public sector.

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From social contacts to more contracts: Unlocking the power of winning relationships

To get the most out of your business relationships, you need to measure them and identify how to improve them, writes our business development expert.

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Waiting game continues for release of draft CMMC rule

It appears the White House budget office has finished its review of the new industry-wide cybersecurity standard ahead of the final unveiling.

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Protest over OASIS+ pricing data access falls short

Boston Consulting Group claimed it did not need to provide that information on certain items in its bid for the government-wide professional services vehicle.

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Why you should go beyond the cyber requirements for OASIS+

Just don't check the boxes for your OASIS+ proposals because your approach to cybersecurity might be the key differentiator for winning task orders, especially for small businesses.

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Defending military space assets is a national security imperative

Paul Maguire, CEO of Knowmadics, goes over what today's space security landscape looks like for the government and where the priorities are likely to drive tomorrow's.

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For now, T4NG2 awards are protest-free

It is now nearly 30 days since the Veterans Affairs Department's made its selections for the $61 billion IT vehicle and the window is rapidly closing for disappointed bidders to make their objections.

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The 2023 Fast 50 showcases small business tech skills

Our annual ranking of the government market's fastest-growing small businesses highlights all they do for agencies in key technology priorities like cyber, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and application development.