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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...

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...

Using open source software can boost GDP

Sep 24, 2021
Open source software boosted the European Union’s GDP by between €65bn and €95bn in 2018, a new report published by the European Commission on Monday (6 September 2021) has shown, but warned that the EU should do more to actively promote open technologies. “Open source offers a greenfield...

Council is first to tackle cybercrime head on

Aug 13, 2021
A county council in Wales, Merthyr Tydfil, is the country’s first local authority to make cyber resilience a must-have for all businesses it tenders with. Partnering with the Cyber Resilience Centre for Wales (WCRC), it is now asking organizations that tender for goods, services or works to, or...

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...

Governments invest in new digital procurement tech

Jul 22, 2021
Tech providers are reporting recent growth for digital procurement services at state and local levels. e-bidding procurement platform for state and local governments DemandStar, for example, recently said it had gained 200 new clients in the first half of this year, which already equals the number...

SMEs to spend $90 billion on cyber-security in 2025

Jul 22, 2021
A new report has found that spending on cyber-security among the world’s small and mid-sized enterprises will grow by more than €25 billion ($30bn) in the next four years. The worldwide figure by 2025 will stand at €76 billion ($90bn), with managed security services making up one-third of...