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Top Players in Cybersecurity and What’s Driving Market Trends

10 Oct 2019
This report on cybersecurity was recently released and summarizes the factors and dynamics that shape the cybersecurity market. The global cybersecurity market is valued at $131.3 billion and is expected to increase to $289.8 billion by 2026.  This report shares the market drives, segmentation,...

3 Factors Driving Tech Innovation in Governance

13 Sep 2019
There’s no question that the fourth technological revolution has dramatically reshaped the way we live, as much of our daily interactions are made through digital platforms. Indeed, Pew Research found that 3 in 10 Americans are almost constantly online, with 81% spending time on the internet...

DoD to Use VR Tech to Train Troops

24 Jul 2019
Nuclear proliferation is always on the Pentagon’s mind. The global community has reached several agreements and fortunately, very few aggressors have made themselves known in recent years. In this light, the Department of Defense is exploring new ways to tackle the complexity of nuclear threats....

Addressing Cybersecurity Threats for State, Local Governments

17 Jul 2019
State and local governments face looming cybersecurity threats but emerging tech may be able to address the issues Cybersecurity in America is a complicated topic. Federal and state organizations rely on different network construction to protect valuable data. The federal government is heavily...

Discussions

Hello Public Spend Forum community

Hello to everyone, Today had managed to find time to fill my profile and I am happy that I was accepted in this highly valued community. Just wanted to say hello. I think it`s a great platform to share knowledge and learn from various procurement professionals across the globe. Please to be here at...

Innovation

I am looking for examples of public procurement models for tendering and cost reductions which have cost reductions and cost driver built into the RFQ process. Is anyone doing this and looking to use more private sector approaches to control costs and cost increases? ——————————...

thoughts on Dr. Kelman’s recent article – soft touch airbnb suggestion

I wrote this comment after reading Dr. Kelman’s article - “Kudos – superb article. Light touch advantages over harsh bureaucracy. Applies equally to both public and private sector. At the heart of Dr. Kelman’s observation is actionable 360-degree feedback that essentially measures trust....

Value based requirements

It’s often pointed out that Public Procurement is bound by law to source for best value. But, of course, value is not all that well defined. Value is the new way of saying TCO – total cost of ownership and usually stresses risk mitigation, innovation and proper “fit” formerly known as...

Perks of using truck graphics as messages on vehicles!

The increasing interest in vehicle wraps marketing and advertising, including the positive mass reaction to the truck graphics, has paved way for the vehicle wraps industry to mature greatly. The process that once started with stickers and decals on motorcycles and cars have now evolved to...