Weekly News Kickoff

Weekly News Kickoff: What Is In the President’s 2017 Budget Request?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

It’s budget request season, so to celebrate Presidents Day, we’re doing a news roundup with a president’s-budget-request theme (and the Defense Department’s, too). Spoiler alert: The President has made some requests that are good news for federal contractors. Download the budget-request document to find out everything the White House as requested. Welcome to the weekly…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Can the Federal Government Deliver a Uber-Like Experience?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The American people have come to expect Uber-like efficiency and customer experience in every interaction — whether they are buying a book online or interacting with a federal agency. Can the U.S. government deliver? Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy these highlights. USDS Execs: Americans Expect Uber-Like Government Federal agencies haven’t kept up with…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: U.S. ‘Nowhere Near The Cutting Edge’ In Countering Insider Threats

Monday, October 26th, 2015

At a cybersecurity event, a panel of security experts said the snail’s pace at which the federal government embraces new technologies and ideas is impeding its ability to watch for insider threats. Would you agree? Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy these highlights. U.S. ‘Nowhere Near The Cutting Edge’ In Countering Insider Threats The…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Are Cybersecurity Breaches the New Normal?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Before you delve into cybersecurity breaches, have a little fun. Make your voice heard in a quick, fun survey Federal Times is conducting to find out which event most shaped federal government operations. Was it Watergate? The Internet? 9/11? Vote today! It will be interesting to see what you think the most influential event of…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: 7th Annual Federal Media & Marketing Study Research Results To Be Revealed This Week

Monday, September 28th, 2015

On Thursday, Market Connections will release the results of the 7th Annual Federal Media & Marketing Study. There is still time to register for the Thursday results briefing and breakfast. Register now. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy these highlights. Energy CTO Announces Departure Department of Energy Chief Technology Officer Pete Tseronis is leaving…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Where Do Government Decision Makers Turn for Information?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Here we go again. The end of the federal fiscal year is upon us and we are facing a possible government shutdown. Or are we? It changes every day. Is this the new normal in Washington? It certainly feels like it. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy these highlights. Where Do Government Decision Makers…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Tune in to WTOP Federal News Radio for a Talk on Thought Leadership

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Interested in producing more thought leadership content? Tune into Amtower Off Center on Federal News Radio today at 3 p.m. to hear Market Connections Vice President of Client Services Monica Mayk and SolarWinds’ Federal Marketing Leader Lisa Sherwin Wulf discuss the types of content that grab federal decision-makers’ attention. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff.…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Take A Little Part In The Next Mars Mission

Monday, August 24th, 2015

You may not be able to go to Mars, but you can experience a little bit of the thrill by sending your name to the Red Planet. There is still time participate in NASA’s Frequent Flyer program by adding your name to the InSight mission’s roster. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff; enjoy these highlights.…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: New GSA Tool Aims to Expedite Approvals of Purchase Card Requests

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Great news for contractors: It may get easy for agencies to make purchases through GSA Advantage. The General Services Administration recently launched a new tool to streamline the process. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy these highlights. New GSA Tool Aims To Expedite Approvals of Purchase Card Requests The General Service Administration‘s digital innovation…Read More

Weekly News Kickoff: Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion-Dollar Contract; Concerns about Shadow IT in the Federal Workspace; and More

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

If you work within the federal space, it’s likely you heard about the recent contract win by the Leidos-Cerner-Accenture team for the multi-year, multibillion-dollar DoD contract. Congratulations! We also want to congratulate Market Connection, Inc. President Lisa Dezzutti on being named this year’s Women in Technology (WIT) president. Welcome to the weekly news kickoff. Enjoy…Read More

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