Opinion

Go beyond the numbers to see what drives company value

Brian Peirce of Rock Hall Partners walks us through what drives company value once you get past the numbers on a spreadsheet.

Opinion

Why a hybrid approach can help you navigate CMMC Level 3

Blending FedRAMP High and a commercial cloud environment can be an efficient way to reach CMMC Level 3 while optimizing your security and costs, writes Andrew Bream, vice president of enterprise IT at SOSi.

Opinion

How AI can lead the fight against cyber threats

With threats rapidly evolving, artificial intelligence holds tremendous potential to revolutionize cybersecurity defenses, Janet Rathod from Citi and Bishop Garrison of the INSA write.

Opinion

Unveiling the digital imperative in government contracting

Digital platforms such as websites and social media are important tools in government procurement. Jenny Karn, CEO of Lumino, explains why you need to embrace and cultivate your digital presence.

Opinion

Why the 3 C's are so important to GovCon M&A

Tom McBrearty of Rock Hall Partners explains how focusing on Customers, Contracts and Capabilities are what drives the best outcomes in a merger or acquisition.

Opinion

Why invest in your frontline people

Your technical experts are close to your customers and with the right training can be a powerhouse for business development efforts, Hi-Q Group's co-founder and managing principal Nic Coppings writes.

Podcasts

FTC non-compete ban has broad impact, but faces multiple challenges

The new rule will retroactively invalidate clauses in millions of employment agreements and the government contracting market won't be spared, writes attorney James Fontana.

Opinion

Hyperscaler marketplaces offer new avenue to reach government customers

Rapid access to technology coupled with valuable solutions providers can speed agency procurements, writes immixGroup program development manager Tara Franzonello.

Opinion

With the FTC's looming non-compete ban agencies should rethink key personnel requirements

While the new FTC ruling is being challenged in courts, agencies and contractors should prepare now for an outright ban of non-compete clauses, says attorney Josh Duvall.

Opinion

What the Goldilocks effect means for midsized government contractors

Wagish Bhartiya, chief growth officer for REI Systems, explains that while midsized government contractors feel the squeeze, they still have some advantages they can leverage.

Opinion

Air Force marks key signpost in robot wingmen award

Anduril and General Atomics are well known in the defense industry. But their selections for phase one of the Collaborative Combat Aircraft program stand out for who they went up against and where the tech is going.

Opinion

Private equity drives high transaction volume in 2023

The steady pace of acquisitions continues as more private equity firms make their foray into the government market.

Opinion

Is artificial intelligence combat ready?

Serco's machine learning leader Mike Colony explains the potential and challenges of human-machine teaming on the battlefield.

Opinion

Where DoD IT priorities remain as the second half of fiscal 2024 begins

ImmixGroup market intelligence manager Ryan Nelson breaks down defense IT spending around four key areas: data, cyber, AI and infrastructure.

Opinion

Google fires employees who protested Israel cloud contract

The company says 28 employees crossed the line by occupying offices and disrupting others' work when raising their objections to the contract.

Opinion

6 organic growth killers crippling contractors

Many contractor aren't putting emphasis on the factors that drive organic growth, including having the right objectives and prioritizing customer relationships, writes BD expert Nic Coppings.

Opinion

Why the defense market must embrace an 'accelerate change or lose' mentality

EpiSci's chief technology officer Dan “Animal” Javorsek describes some of the needed changes to the defense acquisition system in order to help agencies take advantage of software-defined technologies.

Opinion

How to maximize the impact of Zero Trust's next phase

Gary Barlet, Illumio's federal chief technology officer, outlines how Zero Trust will remain important as the threat landscape widens and adversaries continually evolve.

Opinion

DOD's investment arm details its financial playbook for scaling out tech

How the Defense Department's Office of Strategic Capital outlines the financial tools it will lean on to advance component-level technologies is equally as, and maybe more, important as the list of tech priorities.