02 Apr 2020

What The Wartime CEO Needs To Know About Covid-19 Government Contracting Rules, Risks and Opportunities

This report focuses in on actionable insights CEOs need to know about the  flowing from new regulations, requirements and the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or “CARES” Act. It concludes with specific recommendations for actions to take to accelerate your government business.

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06 Mar 2020

Sea Services showcase new capabilities at AFCEA WEST

This week, OODA’s Chris Ward attended the annual AFCEA and US Naval Institute Sea Service Conference in San Diego (WEST 2020). The central theme of the conference was around Navy, Marine and Coast Guard readiness for great power competition. In this article she compiles her observations and take-aways from the event.

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30 Aug 2019

The DoDIIS Conference: Insights into how IT supports some of the most critical missions in the nation

With this post we provide some insights for OODA members from the 2-5 August 2019 DoDIIS conference. We have aimed this overview for three broad types of decision-makers: 1) The startup tech executive seeking to better serve government missions, 2) Business leaders seeking insights into global risks and mitigation efforts relevant to your organization, and 3) The government leader seeking independent views that could impact your approach to enterprise technology.

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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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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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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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13 Jun 2019

The Cyber Threat To NASA’s Artemis Program

NASA is enabling another giant leap for humanity. With the Artemis program, humans will return to the Moon in a way that will enable establishment of gateways to further exploration of not just the Moon but the entire solar system. The initial expenses of the program will return significant advances

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