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Extending Reality: AR/VR in 2021

Mar 19, 2021
Meet 2021’s “Virtual Showroom” — changing the face of retail and of remote teams. This immersive experience can be used to engage with colleagues, collaborate on projects and much more — try your hand at what the future of AR/VR holds and meet the trailblazer who has built this cutting...

Barriers to Entry in Government Markets Symposium

Feb 25, 2021
Hundreds of suppliers and government buyers participated in our global Barriers to Entry study – and at this Symposium, we will release the results and hear directly from government leaders on how agencies are working to bring in more emerging and non-traditional companies to the public sector...

Public Safety Technology In Government Showcase

Feb 11, 2021
Join us for this unique event organized by Amazon Web Services and Public Spend Forum, in partnership with two leading public safety accelerators SafeTech and Responder Labs, to learn about public safety use cases in government and public safety technologies that are paving the way.  See agenda...

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...

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...

A.I. Detects Market Manipulation: “Gamestonk”

Feb 2, 2021
Wall Street has entered the meme wars and it’s bringing A.I. to the party! In what is now being called the “Gamestonk” event, a group of Redditors decided to buy substantial amounts of stock in GameStop and other “meme” companies as a protest against hedge funds who were shorting the...

Top Government Contracting Insights of 2020

Jan 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many unprecedented challenges in the public procurement space throughout 2020. Despite these difficulties, Public Spend Forum continued to provide quality learning content in the public procurement space, summarized through this reading list for government...

Facing the Long Journey of Entering the Public Sector Marketplace

Jan 8, 2021
Episode 21 of the Public Sector Heroes Podcast feat. Jenny Clark Written by Talia Semaan YOU get a government contract, and YOU get a government contract, and YOU get a government contract! EVERYBODY gets a government contract… but only those who do their homework! It’s as if Oprah went from...

Top 7 Virtual Public Spend Forum Events of 2020

Jan 5, 2021
The spread of the novel coronavirus in 2020 has proved to be a complex and costly issue for many areas of the public sector. Despite the challenges of 2020, Public Spend Forum continued to provide quality learning content in the public procurement space. Make sure that you didn’t miss any of the...