16 Aug 2019

What You Really Need To Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

There is something you really need to know about the State of California. They have optimized around a key function that they do very very well. They know how to collect money from corporations. They know how to collect taxes, and know how to levy large fines and collect on them. The business that owes California money will pay, and the State will likely do everything in their power to make sure they pay as much as the law allows. Keep this in mind as you read our guidance on the CCPA.

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09 Aug 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How do you form a federal channel partner strategy?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here).

This special report focuses on channel partner strategies for high tech firms.

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06 Aug 2019

Your Strategy For This Stage Of The U.S.-China Trade War

What should your business do in response to the current situation between the U.S. and China? The short answer is to stay agile! We provide tips on what do do in this special report.

Although trade tensions with China have been brewing for decades, the U.S. began accelerating actions in response in early 2017 and began announcing tariffs in July 2018. Since then there have been multiple rounds of trade negotiation and actions on both sides designed to influence the other to a successful outcome. The most recent action has been an early August announcement by President Trump that a 10% tariff would be placed on an additional $300 Billion worth of products imported from China since China continues to break promises made in negotiations. The new tariffs will go into effect September 1, 2019. This is on top of the already levied 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports.

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26 Jul 2019

NASA Tasks Northrop Grumman to build Habitation Module for Lunar Gateway

Artemis is a fast moving project, and NASA has made it clear they will be acquiring capabilities from industry in as smart a way possible. This includes many streamlined approaches to procurement and ways to leverage smaller firms. 

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26 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: When do you stand up your federal office?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). This special report is written for the tech CEO considering when to stand up a federal office. You will want to time this just right.

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19 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How do you Work With Federal Systems Integrators?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). This special report is written for the tech CEO seeking insights into the federal systems integrator community. It is based on years of direct

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12 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How can you learn government mission needs?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). If you are a tech CEO building an awesome new capability that improves the ability of organizations, there is a very high likelihood that

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10 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: These are the AI/ML capabilities DoD says they need the most

Tech CEOs can be a huge help to DoD by tracking their mission needs and providing input on capabilities that meet them. We can make it easy for you to do just that. We have just been asked to help provide inputs on companies that meet key needs of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Let us know if your firm has a solution that is a fit.

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08 Jul 2019

Update: What The Most Recent Russian Submarine Incident May Mean For Business

On 1 July 2019, 14 Russian sailors died in a mysterious incident onboard a very special submarine that is designed to collect intelligence for Russia. While the Russian press reported the deaths, few details were provided. It is known, however, that the submarine is a very unique one. It is

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28 Jun 2019

What Business Needs To Know About The New Way DoD Will Measure Your Security Posture

The Department of Defense is establishing a new approach they expect their contractors, and sub-contractors to leverage. This is meant to help reduce risk and mitigate many challenges observed in implementing existing security/compliance regulations in the defense industrial base. Our review of this approach leaves us optimistic that this new approach is a positive change. Here is what you need to know.

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