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Effective buying requires skill, one that enables us to determine exactly   how   we should buy in any given situation.     As part of this we must consider where we might buy from, our needs and wants, and the most effective way to satisfy these. We must also consider the ...
Love was in the air this week with Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday.  If all the chocolate and flowers distracted you from the latest and greatest in government contracting news, you’re in luck.  It’s time for our weekly roundup, the S mallGovCon Week in Review . In today’s ...
I have  blogged several times  in the past few months on new, non-traditional IT vendors in the federal marketplace and how they are delivering IT services in a different way from traditional IT contractors. It's a sign of the growing presence of such contractors in the federal ...
It has been a cold week here in Lawrence, Kansas.  I hope everyone is staying warm.  It’s time to get some hot cocoa (or the Friday afternoon beverage of your choice) and enjoy the top government contracting news and notes for the week. This week’s news includes the release ...
Product development within the U.S. defense industry tends to follow a waterfall-phased lifecycle development approach beginning at the concept level and concluding at the subsystem/component level. The concept level design phase is typically summarized in a system concept document. ...
  • For anyone tracking this thread, wanted to let you know that we are postponing this webinar and will reschedule for sometime in January or February. But we are still interested in feedback as that will help us build our agenda, so if you have thoughts on some of these questions ...

  • The City of Boulder, Colorado wants to deploy more drones to support municipal operations. Before they go full bore, they are gathering feedback from their citizens. Interesting! http://www.govtech.com/products/Boulder-Eyes-Municipal-Drone-Uses-but-Asks-Citizens-How-They-Feel-First.html ...

  • We've got another webinar in our Learn the Market series scheduled for December 7th . This time our focus is on preparing to buy cybersecurity. And as always, we've got a great panel of experts lined up to share their experiences and answer your questions.  If you're a public ...

  • Here's some more input from our working team on the termination liabilities question. The first entry comes from Robert Read , Chief Scientist at Skylight and a participant in our earlier recorded webinar on Modernizing Gov Tech through Share in Savings contracts: With ...

  • ​An update lest we think that un-capitalized friends of the GOP administration aren't qualified here: "SAN JUAN - The small energy outfit from Montana that won a $300 million contract to help rebuild Puerto Rico's tattered power grid had few (read 2 - neither with "working" credentials) ...

  • After a successful delivery of our first webinar on Agile Share-in-Savings contracts, we're getting the band back together for a second event. While the details are still being worked out in rehearsal, we're on a pretty good groove that's suggesting a "reverse industry day" ...