Corporate IT Budgets in 2016: Experts Anticipate Continued Focus on Cloud and SAAS Investments

It’s the time of year when corporations across a variety of industries gather their executives and leaders from all departments in order to discuss and set predicted budgets. Most companies begin these conversations, goals, and strategies soon after the Labor Day holiday. When many IT…

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GovTech Trends: Insights for GovCon Executives [November 2015]

With 2016 quickly approaching, here some essential strategic updates for government contracting executives to keep in mind as they prepare for the new year: OMB Says “No” to New Contracts The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced the end of contracts for basic IT…

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4 Essential Soft Skills Every IT Professional Needs

With the consistent evolution of Information Technology, IT professionals are expected to keep up with its latest trends and software updates as much as humanly possible. From planning and systems integration to troubleshooting and identifying the correct applications to use, IT professionals hold an essential…

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3 Ways IT Leaders Can Keep Top Talent

Building an IT team of top-notch talent requires finding the right IT professionals and the right IT executive leaders, who together can build and support your growth. Reviewing resumes, conducting interviews and composing offer letters are just the beginning stages of creating a great team….

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5 Fundamentals for Managing a GSA Schedule Contract

What Is a GSA Schedule Contract and Why Is It Important? The GSA Schedule program is a leading acquisition vehicle in the federal government, with approximately $50 billion a year in spending or 10 percent of overall federal procurement spending taking place through the program….

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What to Consider When Creating a Corporate Cybersecurity Program

What is one of the most important challenges we face as a nation? The White House says, “Cybersecurity.” In recent news, the U.S. government reported 5.6 million fingerprints were stolen from federal personnel data due to a cyber hack. According to a recent study, “State…

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GovTech Trends: Insights for GovCon Executives [October 2015]

We understand the importance of remaining up-to-date with the latest Government IT news for government executives. Here are some key highlights: Defense Department Urges IT Leaders To Do More According to a recent article published by FedScoop, Department of Defense leaders are searching for more…

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Four Things Every Government Contractor Should Look for in an Accounting Firm

Even more than most companies, government contractors must work closely with their accounting firm to make sure reports, policies and procedures, timekeeping and more are clear, concise and in compliance. This means that it’s important for your company to find the most effective and efficient…

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Five Top Qualities IT Executives Look for in Prospective Candidates

There are points during a career search that can be exhilarating! If you’ve been aggressive in pursuing opportunities, chances are you’re either waiting for an invitation to interview or you’re waiting for an offer letter. No matter what, the process can be both terrifying and…

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Four Keys to Landing Your First Government IT Job

Getting your career off the ground or starting down a new career path can take time, but it is possible with focus and commitment. When entering the federal IT world, the key is to become familiar with the industry and its unique requirements. To be…

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FAR Fundamentals: What Every Government Contractor Should Know About Federal Acquisition Strategy

Federal acquisition strategy is one of the most critical elements in successful planning for the growth of your government contracting business. Federal acquisition strategy in both the defense and civilian agencies is mission-critical to not only the success of acquisition itself, but also to the…

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6 Essential Books Every IT Professional Should Read

“There’s nothing like a good book!” We tend to apply this phrase when we’re thinking of curling up with the next great fiction novel on the beach or in a hammock. But as an IT professional, whether your career is on the executive level or…

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