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Smart Mobility Government Program Offices To Look Out For

Apr 9, 2022
As part of our coverage of the mobility solutions market, this article provides a sampling of government programs that are seeking smart mobility solutions. Funding for mobility solutions has already been on the rise through the rise of initiatives like smart cities.  Now the passing of the...

NCMA Leadership Series: Commanding Soft Skills

Jan 29, 2021
Wendy Masiello, Lt Gen, ASAF (ret.) is president of Wendy Mas Consulting, LLC and serves as an independent director for KBR Inc., EURPAC Service, Inc., and StandardAero. She is also a Director on the Procurement Roundtable and National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Board, a Senior Advisor...

A Conversation with Emmy-Nominated Director and VR Innovator Kevin Cornish

Jul 23, 2021
Jessica Alba, Sophie Turner, Samuel L. Jackson, Dove Cameron, Taylor Swift… These are just some of the A-list celebrities that Kevin Cornish, founder of Moth + Flame and leading VR innovator, has worked with. In case your jaws haven’t dropped to the floor yet, we are talking about an...

Saving Rust Belt Cities with Infrastructure Spending

Jul 7, 2021
The term “infrastructure spending” gets tossed around frequently, but do we truly understand the meaning of it? For rust belt cities like Ogdensburg, rebuilding physical infrastructure is much more than just a construction project — it could be the solution to a declining economy and...

How to Bid on Maryland State Contracts 

Jun 21, 2021
So you want to bid on Maryland-specific state contracts? From bid systems to ePortals, to the right opportunities, this article will take you into the depths of everything you need to know on your contracting journey with the state’s centralized eProcurement Program. For more information about...

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss ‘Smart City’ Tech

Apr 8, 2021
As ‘smart city’ technologies like street video surveillance, emergency alert systems, automatic tolling, and gunshot detection systems continue to expand through state and local government, so does the threat of damaging consequences due to the hacking of these systems. When state and local...

How to Calculate FTE Work Hours in a Year

Apr 4, 2021
Some tips for how to use time in a person year for contracts Not all government contracting work is able to be initially measured by the number of products a company will supply — for those offering services to the government, it becomes a bit more sticky. Because the contract must be drawn up...

What You Need to Know About StateRAMP

Apr 1, 2021
With the threat of cyber crime increasing in recent decades, government agencies have become one of the most common targets for malware attacks. Even outside of state and local government, cyber criminals often exploit the unprotected third party solutions provided by vendors who sell to the...

Public Schools Saw a ‘Record-Breaking’ Increase in Cyber Threats in 2020

Mar 29, 2021
As remote learning and remote working have become the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, new security challenges have been presented in businesses and school districts alike in the form of cyber threats. School districts have been particularly targeted in the past year, seeing increases in data...

The Efficiency and Effectiveness of Public Procurement

Mar 18, 2021
Sergii Dovgalenko is CPO of JSC (joint stock company) Ukrainian Railways. He is an experienced procurement strategist with proven transformation expertise and was previously head of procurement for Etihad Airways in the UAE, where he headed up indirect procurement and P2P operations. In his...