Stephen Bacon of the law firm Rogers Joseph O'Donnell goes over the White House's push for agencies to expand their use of this golden rule of government contracting and what it means for small businesses.
Derek Kernus explains how his company went through the Defense Department's assessment process for complying with the standards at the heart of CMMC, the rule that will lay out how contractors protect information on their systems.
David Berteau, CEO of the Professional Services Council, highlights key signposts for government contractors to watch with 2024 just around the corner. Those include upcoming federal funding deadlines and the emerging CMMC cyber standard poised to change the entire GovCon ecosystem.
Jennifer Felix, chief executive of ASRC Federal, explains what drove the company to make two acquisitions that closed in quick succession and some of the market-wide technology accelerants it wants to be a leader in.
Brian Lindholm, founder and managing principal of FedSavvy Strategies, provides the steps for companies to gain greater understandings of how federal agencies buy is just as important as what they buy.
Kirk Konert, a partner at AE Industrial Partners, joins the podcast to explain why AE Industrial Partners backs predominantly founder-led companies on a high-growth curve and what drives investor activity across the entire government market.
Artificial intelligence is both a powerful tool and a new one that companies need to master, so proposal specialist Bruce Feldman is here to explain how AI can speed up the bid writing process and make it more efficient.
Tim Greeff, founder and chief executive of NSTXL, explains the nonprofit’s role in Other Transaction Authority contracts and the inner workings of what takes place when federal agencies look to go outside the traditional acquisition lanes.
John Caucis and James Wichert, public sector analysts at the market intelligence firm Technology Business Research, share their findings on how government contractors are working through the lack of regular budgets and the larger tech talent competition.
Dan Ateya, president and managing director of RTX's venture capital division, explains how the aerospace-and-defense giant also is a scout for startup businesses and technologies that show promise for transforming the entire ecosystem.
Chris Moran, executive director and general manager of Lockheed Martin's venture capital arm, takes us behind the scenes of their work with startup technology companies after the investment and how that larger ecosystem really operates.
Jill Bruning -- president of Amentum's engineering, science and technology group -- provides an overview of the government services company's approach to tech and how it made hypersonics and counter-unmanned aerial systems key priorities on that front.
How government contractors are navigating inflation and higher interest rates tops the agenda for this conversation with Ruth Ann Clark of JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking and Don Irwin of J.P. Morgan Private Bank.
Empower AI adopted its current name in the summer of 2022 and one year later is moving to a more solutions-oriented approach to the market. Chief executive Jeff Bohling describes the shift in this episode amid the latest artificial intelligence hype cycle.