Podcasts

PROJECT 38: Inside Amentum's path forward after rapid expansion

Company no. 12 on our 2022 Top 100 rankings sees its scale and reach as in-line with what government agencies expect of their services providers, as Amentum CEO John Heller explains in this episode of Project 38.

PROJECT 38: Maximus embarks on its new strategy

Maximus' chief executive Bruce Caswell and federal business leader Teresa Weipert take our Editor Nick Wakeman inside the company's plan to become a leader in citizen services and IT modernization.

PROJECT 38: Inside Accenture's progress on integrating Novetta

Tiffanny Gates and Ira Entis of Accenture Federal Services update WT Editor Nick Wakeman on the integration of Novetta and where they see that combination taking company no. 13 on our 2022 Top 100 rankings.

PROJECT 38: How L3Harris wears its 'Trusted Disruptor' hat

Company no. 10 on our 2022 Top 100 rankings views that its embrace of that identity as requiring both internal and external components, L3Harris Technologies executive Sean Stackley says in this episode to our Ross Wilkers.

PROJECT 38: Lumen's '4th Industrial Revolution' push in the public sector

The "Fourth Industrial Revolution" is about both technological advancement and rapid societal change. It is also in Lumen Technologies' corporate mission and drives its federal strategy as explained to our Ross Wilkers by Zain Ahmed, senior vice president of public sector at company no. 31 on our 2022 Top 100.

PROJECT 38: How the convergence of digital and physical drive Parsons' growth

Parsons Corp. was born an engineering company in 1944 and still is. But software is also a core component in both federal and infrastructure markets as our Ross Wilkers heard from Peter Torrellas, president of the company's connected communities business.

PROJECT 38: Why a Top 100 company changed its name after 33 years

CEO Paul Dillahay explains to Editor Nick Wakeman why NCI Information Systems became Empower AI and how the multi-year journey leading up to that new name transformed the Top 100 company.

PROJECT 38: Why we all need mentor-protégé relationships

People are what really drive success no matter what the latest and greatest technology is. Marketing experts Mark Amtower and Sheri Ascencio share the story of their mentor-protégé relationship with Editor Nick Wakeman and explain why those are so valuable.

PROJECT 38: Sagewind Capital's story and strategy as a GovCon investor

Private equity in the government market is a two-way street for companies and investors, the latter of which is the focus of this interview with Sagewind Capital's founding partner Steve Lefkowitz and managing partner Raj Kanodia.

PROJECT 38: CACI's DeEtte Gray offers her best advice to future women execs

DeEtte Gray, president of CACI International’s business and information technology solutions sector, shares with Editor Nick Wakeman her experiences as a female executive coming up through the ranks in the government contracting market and offers her best advice for the next generation of women leaders.

PROJECT 38: Why enterprise solutions demand a higher level of focus

CACI International's lead IT executive DeEtte Gray describes to Editor Nick Wakeman the focus companies must have to win business and deliver enterprise solutions in today's federal market.

PODCAST: Today's tech challenges are not just a government matter

Government agencies and commercial businesses are all dealing with today's technology stressors, a point World Wide Technology's public sector leader Bryan Thomas unpacks for this episode of Project 38 with our Ross Wilkers.

Considering AI as the means to the end solution

Part of finding business success in the vast world of artificial intelligence is using it as a means to the end, as SparkCognition’s government leader Logan Jones explains to our Ross Wilkers in this episode of Project 38.

PROJECT 38: A roadmap for avoiding common fallacies on what wins & loses

What really wins and loses in the government market? That simple question leads to other questions on commonly held beliefs and the fuller truths behind them. FedSavvy Strategies’ leader Brian Lindholm breaks them down with our Ross Wilkers in this Project 38 episode.

PROJECT 38: Why 2021 was a perfect storm for M&A

Multiple factors drove mergers and acquisitions to new heights. For this episode, Kate Troendle and Marc Marlin of the investment bank KippsDeSanto explain to Editor Nick Wakeman how that activity highlights the government market's growing maturity and sophistication.

PROJECT 38: How one mid-sized company acquires to transform itself

Gunnison Consulting has used acquisitions to transform itself and for this episode, CEO Gil Dussek shares that strategy and what's next on the company's agenda with our Editor Nick Wakeman.

PROJECT 38: Myths and truths of what drives company value

Old adages die hard in any market, including those on what drives company value in the federal market. RSM's lead government contracting guru Stephanie Johnson walks Senior Staff Writer Ross Wilkers through a myth-busting exercise and why organic growth is so hard.