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Bob Coleman, President and COO of ManTech

As one of the government’s leading providers of innovative technologies and solutions, ManTech International’s success is apparent; this year alone, it is expected to bring in nearly $2 billion in revenue. A big part of that success comes down to its ability to recruit and retain the most talented professionals. …

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Web 2.0 Tool Eases Pain of Scheduling Conference Calls

I’d like to consider myself fairly web-savvy. I subscribe to RSS feeds, use social bookmark sites, leverage Facebook and LinkedIn for professional purposes. And yet, attempting to send out a conference call meeting request from my Apple Mail program to clients with Microsoft Outlook proved maddening. After banging my head …

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The Fourth Estate in ’08

No where is the changing online landscape more apparent than in the newsrooms of the major daily newspapers across the country. With more competition for attention than ever before, reporters and editors are struggling to create a product that both adds value to the collective conversation and is financially sustainable. …

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Paul Smith, Red Hat

Paul Smith joined Red Hat to replicate his success establishing — and growing — a public sector practice. In the eight years since then, he’s more than succeeded. Today, the government business unit he oversees at Red Hat is the fastest growing business unit in the company. We talked to …

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Q/A with Phillip Merrick, Chairman of VisualCV

What is VisualCV? Phillip Merrick: VisualCV.com is a new approach to creating and sharing resumes over the Internet. The VisualCV comes alive with informational keyword pop-ups, videos, pictures and social networking. We believe VisualCV will revolutionize the entire career management process, from job seeking to professional networking and hiring. What …

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TechCrunch’s 2008 Must Have Web 2.0 Apps

TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington recently published his list of must have web 2.0 applications for 2008. This is the third year the popular tech blogger has created the annual must-have list and you’ll notice that there are some repeats from years past. WordPress, the blogging platform (and the engine behind Executive …

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For political candidates, Web 2.0 getting a little Trippi

While the Internet may not quite be the great equalizer when it comes to political campaigns pitting heavyweight candidates against underdogs, Politics 2.0 has certainly caused front-runners to sweat a few buckets. Today’s Washington Post has an A1 story examining the Web’s promise and peril for Presidential candidates – particularly …

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East Meets West – A Web 2.0 Summit Recap

Last week, San Francisco hosted the fourth annual Web 2.0 Summit. The event wrapped up on Friday and with over 100 featured speakers, from Tim O’Reilly to ebay CEO Meg Whitman, there was a lot of related news coverage. For a full report on what’s become a yearly west coast …

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Web 2.0 Roundtable: Recap and Closing Thoughts

Yesterday ExecutiveBiz hosted the Web 2.0 Breakfast Roundtable at the Tower Club in Vienna, VA. Limited to 18 attendees, the event provided an opportunity for candid discussion about how to apply new technologies like social networking, user-generated content, and collaboration to business, the public sector, and our personal digital lives. …

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Obama on LinkedIn

Illinois Sen. and 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama joined LinkedIn, the online professional community, further positioning his campaign as the leader in utilizing social networking sites to garner online support. Already a strong presence on Facebook, MySpace, and Flickr, Obama recently joined LinkedIn, the social network site aimed professionals looking …

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