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  • Feds Are "In-Sourcing" GovCon Jobs...Get Used to It? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Feds Are “In-Sourcing” GovCon Jobs…Get Used to It?

    In-Sourcing: two hyphenated words with the power to strike fear into the hearts of government contractors.  While it’s true that at a basic level, in-sourcing means fewer jobs contracted out to private industry and therefore fewer contracting dollars, proponents say the news isn’t all bad.  Here are some thoughts from local, recognizable leaders of government and […] More

  • Marine Corps Bans Twitter, Facebook, MySpace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marine Corps Bans Twitter, Facebook, MySpace

    Popular social networking sites including Twitter, MySpace and Facebook are banned from the U.S. Marine Corps for the next year, effective immediately. Other military branches are considering a similar ban. The Marine Corps cited potential security breaches of government computers and malware attacks for the ban. Popular social networking sites have an increased potential for phising and […] More

  • The Fourth Estate in '08 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. The 2008 Annual Report on […] More

  • Executive use of LinkedIn, Plaxo, Spock, SecondLife and Facebook - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    Executive use of LinkedIn, Plaxo, Spock, SecondLife and Facebook

    Unless you are the Lone Ranger, Rambo or Superman, you have to work with others to get the hard things done. And the harder the thing is you need to accomplish, the more important collaboration becomes. Fortunately for today’s executive, there are some great new Web2.0 tools that can help you connect with others. Popular […] More

  • East Meets West - A Web 2.0 Summit Recap - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 tradition, visit the news and […] More

  • Google vs Microsoft (Facebook Round) - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google vs Microsoft (Facebook Round)

    If you read the popular blog, Techcrunch you know that last Thursday a group of fifteen “industry luminaries“ took part in a highly confidential meeting at Google“™s Mountain View, CA offices. According to three of those in attendance, Google plans to launch a new set of APIs in early November in an effort to give […] More

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