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Lawmakers seek intel on surveillance of Americans

Lawmakers, on a bipartisan basis, are putting more pressure on the intelligence community to disclose just how many Americans are getting caught in the net. Continue reading

Fake It ‘Til You Make It Has a High Cost

I wonder what would happen if more Business Development and Capture professionals had to foot the bill for C.A.B. Fare, you know, the Cost of Acquiring Business? Continue reading

Webinar on 3/30 for newly launched Maryland Defense Network!

In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Towson University, the Maryland Department of Commerce invites Maryland defense contractors and subcontractors to leverage the Maryland Defense Network (MDN) tool. This free resource captures, compiles, and presents information about federal contract and grant actions by DoD agencies with features for exploring companies part of … Continue reading

Contractor indicted for stealing spy secrets

A federal grand jury indicted contractor Harold Martin on Thursday for allegedly stealing government secrets over a 20 year period. Continue reading

Ask @GovConGuy – ‘How Do I Get PSC Codes for My Business?’

Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading

Spies and citizens get a win-win with new directive

The proposed new policy sets some much needed parameters on ambiguous directives and laws that may have muddled the information gathering process. Continue reading

Another Reason to Enlist in Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp™

CI Bootcamp provides real-time education, context and results for companies competing for contracts and subcontracts in support of federal civilian, defense and intelligence agencies. Continue reading

Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp for Government Contractors™

When the objective is finding, qualifying and bidding on federal agency requirements, having, and understanding data, information and relationships is a must-have capability.

To develop or enhance that capability, Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp for Government Contractors™ is a ‘must do’ training. Continue reading

Looking for an Intelligence Career? Learn the Peril of This Acronym

Like the military and many other highly technical professions, the world of intelligence loves acronyms. We use acronyms to the point that they become words themselves. We even take acronyms and embed them into other acronyms. Continue reading

Shiny Objects Can Cloud Your View

Companies should be cautious about the information they consume and interpret related to federal contracting, and from whence it comes. Continue reading