Celebrities Shine At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Celebrities Shine At White House Correspondents' Dinner - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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 Names Winners of Corporate Growth Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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?

Benchmarking Green IT in offing for Federal Agencies? - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Web 2.0 Tool Eases Pain of Scheduling Conference Calls

Web 2.0 Tool Eases Pain of Scheduling Conference Calls - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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

iDirect Partners With Intelsat to Launch Satellite-Based Internet - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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The Federal Government & Google

The Federal Government & Google - top government contractors - best government contracting event

When the NSA or CIA attempts to search its databases for intelligence information they'll soon be able to say what most civilians do when searching for information: “Google it“ A little known group within Google, the federal sales team, recently signed a deal with the federal governments' intelligence agencies to …

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