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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Think you don't have to worry about supply chain resilience yet? Think again.

Across the analyst and policy community, there is a widespread belief that U.S. defense supply chains are not resilient enough and that raises fears of national security risks.

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M&A activity remains strong despite challenges

Multiple factors continue to drive mergers and acquisitions despite tighter credit, inflation pressures and delays in new contract awards.

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Judge says SBA needs to rethink 8(a) program

A federal judge says a company was discriminated against when the Agriculture Department and Small Business Administration made its contract an 8(a) set-aside. The result will mean major changes to the program.

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It's never too late for the most important fiscal year-end sales tip

Making a good first impression means leveraging your LinkedIn profile to build your network, no matter what time of year it is.

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Investing in your leaders is a win for your people and your business

General Dynamics IT's president Amy Gilliland shares how the people side of the business has changed and why it is crucial to support your people managers if you want to sustain success in the market.

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New CIO-SP4 case adds more delays

This latest lawsuit raises questions about how the agency running this $50 billion government-wide IT procurement interprets evaluation rules around different types of contracts.

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NATO creates $1.1B investment fund to target tech startups

The intergovernmental military alliance that connects Europe and North America also wants a big net to find and work with innovative companies, following a model already in use by the U.S. government.

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What a 'whole of government' approach means for cybersecurity

The money flowing to state and local governments is influencing these entities to adopt new ways to manage their IT. It's starting with cyber but it won't end there.

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Fraud prevention demands a multi-layer response

Data sharing is a key element to combat multi-billion dollar losses.

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How an ESOP can help your business and empower your employees

Discover how an employee stock ownership plan can transform your business, empower your employees, and provide tax advantages while fueling long-term success for your company.

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All employees need customer engagement training

Customer engagement training is as important as ethics and compliance training. Every employee plays a role in fostering relationships, safeguarding reputation and securing future opportunities.

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How to maximize the value of your intellectual property investments

Contractors who want to use new IP to raise their profiles, gain new contractors or push their brand and/or technology into other verticals can use these tactics.

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Is model-based systems engineering right for you?

Model-based systems engineering is widely used when designing complex systems, but the question remains of when is it right for your project or system.

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Confronting the biases embedded in AI and mitigating the risks

The risk of bias is high in artificial intelligence systems and the explosion of AI should prompt a call-to-action to develop best practices.

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TAKE OUR SURVEY: How healthy is the partnering paradigm

Washington Technology has launched a survey to explore the state of partnering in the federal market. Take the survey and make your voice heard.

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For a secure cyber capability, less is more

Artificial intelligence and automation are critical tools for good cyber hygiene but many organizations have too many spot solutions that cloud their environments.