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  • GSA Switches to Google Apps for Government; Awards Unisys with Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Switches to Google Apps for Government; Awards Unisys with Contract

    The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Unisys with a contract to create a secure cloud-based email and collaboration platform based on GSA decision to move to Google Apps for Government. The new system will allow GSA employees to work remotely from any location at any time.  The migration will also result in a 50-percent […] More

  • Mike Bradshaw Comments on Google's FISMA Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Bradshaw Comments on Google’s FISMA Certification

    Mike Bradshaw, director of Google’s federal services, is excited about the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) certification for the company’s “Google Apps for Government” cloud computing services, which happened earlier this week. After meeting primary federal IT security measures, Google was certified for passing the security controls under FISMA and, now, a full suite […] More

  • Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman, Backs Net Neutrality - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman, Backs Net Neutrality

    During a speech at the Brookings Institute on Monday, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed his support for net neutrality. He suggested that the existing guidelines set forth by the FCC for net neutrality should be codified for regulation purposes.  According to cnet news, two new guidelines that Genachowski advocates adding to net neutrality “would […] More

  • Google Enterprise's Mike Bradshaw: Six facts to consider about cloud computing“¨“¨ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Enterprise's Mike Bradshaw: Six facts to consider about cloud computingҬҬ

    Cloud computing has been generating a lot of ink lately, and not all of it favorable. A Government Computer News article recently called cloud computing a red herring in the government IT marketplace. What's missing from the conversation, what are the critics not considering? ExecutiveBiz recently brought those questions to Mike Bradshaw, federal team director […] More

  • They're in! Top GovCon predictions for 2009 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    They’re in! Top GovCon predictions for 2009

    We all know that 2009 will be shaped by significant events “” a new administration, the pending drawdown of the Iraq war, and of course the economy. But how will it all play out, and how will it affect the federal marketplace? For the top 2009 predictions, we went straight to some of the area's […] More

  • Google Reston Launch Orders Up More Cerf & Turf - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Reston Launch Orders Up More Cerf & Turf

    I’m not going to lie: It took me about nine hours to come up with that headline today. I lost three clients in the process but I think we can all agree it was worth it. At a Reston Town Center event this morning, Google Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf and Federal Sales head Mike Bradshaw […] More

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

    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 provide servers for a secure […] More

  • 12 Hours; 2 Conferences; free mints; my day with the New New Internet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    12 Hours; 2 Conferences; free mints; my day with the New New Internet

    On Wednesday, I pulled the tech equivalent of a double header – attending ExecutiveBiz’s “the New New Internet” panel Q&A in the morning and the 2008 Southeast Venture Conference later in the day. While no one seems to be able to agree on precisely what Web 2.0 means, the three panelists for the ExecutiveBiz morning […] More

  • ExecutiveBiz Selects Top Ten "Beltway Game Changers" - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ExecutiveBiz Selects Top Ten “Beltway Game Changers”

    Earlier this month ExecutiveBiz highlighted ten area executives in relatively new roles who we expect to be firmly placed in the 2008 spotlight. Perhaps these executives can take their cue from another set of leaders who have grown quite accustomed to being in the middle of the action. ExecutiveBiz's “Beltway Game Changers“ recognizes 10 prominent […] More

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