Celebrating Small Business with the SBA

April 21-25 the SBA celebrated National Small Business Week with a series of events capped by a trip to the White House. Award winners from each state joined SBA sponsors, staff, and supporters along with the DC Area business community for this spectacular week of events celebrating small business. Of …

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Celebrities Shine At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

I felt like the paparazzi with my trigger happy digital camera snapping photos of Hollywood as they gracefully posed on the red carpet. Stars of MTV show, “The Hills,” Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt The Jonas Brothers                                Rosario Dawson Rob Lowe and his wife, Sheryl

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ACG Names Winners of Corporate Growth Awards

ACG announced the following winners last night that included: (Capital Provider) Thomas Campbell of D.C. Capital Partners, (Investment Banker) Daniel Cornell of Stifel Nicolas; (Corporate Executive) Thomas Mutryn of CACI; (Emerging Growth Company, Under $100M) Morgan Franklin; (Emerging Growth Company, $100M- $500M) M.C. Dean; (Deal of the Year) Dimension International …

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A 1.0 Business Case for Government Web 2.0 Adoption

For all its transformative potential, future adoption of Web 2.0 within the Federal government rests on the same business case requirements as any other product or service. And while enterprise wikis and secure video sharing applications are gaining converts in civilian, intelligence and defense organizations, decision makers in the upper …

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Benchmarking Green IT in offing for Federal Agencies?

Now five years old, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) elicits varied reactions among Federal agency decision makers and the contractor community. While some rightly argue there is ample room for improvement in terms of how well the directive is protecting the government’s information assets, there is also no …

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Shiv Krishnan to Speak at National Small Business Week

Are you trying to learn the best way to partner with the large prime contractors? Well check out this year’s National Small Business Week. It’s an event hosted by the SBA focused exclusively on small business. Come hear Shiv Krishnan, President & CEO of INDUS Corporation, along with other experts …

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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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GSA to hold Alliant winners at bay…for now

On the heels of a Federal judge early March ruling in favor of a handful of contractors who protested not being awarded a piece of the General Service Adminstration’s Alliant contract, the GSA let it be known things wouldn’t be resolved anytime soon. Rather than open a can of worms …

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iDirect Partners With Intelsat to Launch Satellite-Based Internet

Herndon-based satellite network provider iDirect partnered with Intelsat and international relief organization World Vision to launch a global satellite platform that will bring high speed Internet access to remote areas around the world. The new network, called SandukaNet, meaning “deep change” in Zambia’s Tonga language, will allow instant voice and …

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