Did Someone Say, “Bidding Opportunities?” How to Bid on Military and Government Contracts.

If your small to medium-sized tech business is looking for project opportunities to boost its revenue, consider bidding on contract work with the military or government. There are several options to obtain a government contract including Micropurchase, Simplified Acquisition Procedure (SAP) or Invitation to Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP). Micropurchase. Contracts generally less… Read more »

A Year in Review: The 2018 IT Industry

The defense industry in 2018 saw increased growth driven by a rise in military expenditure across the world. Technology innovations like blockchain and cybersecurity advancements also impacted the business sector, as companies sought to make their operations more efficient and secure. Still, multiple risks abound, especially in regard to competition, as well as being able… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994

Any company doing business with the government needs a full understanding of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (FASA). It effectively modernized the contracting process for government work, ultimately making it easier for small and medium-sized businesses to get into the game. Fewer paperwork requirements helped facilitate the awarding of government contracts using electronic… Read more »

Will a Security Clearance Boost My IT Career?

There comes a time in the career of most technology professionals when a job opportunity requires you to have a security clearance. This happens on a fairly regularly basis when working in the defense industry or government IT. In fact, articles on security clearances remain among the most popular here at the Entrust Solutions blog…. Read more »

How is Blockchain Impacting the Defense Industry?

The growth of blockchain continues to disrupt multiple sectors across the modern business landscape. The defense industry is also beginning to see impacts from the influx of this technology innovation. One improvement involves companies in defense and government IT being able to improve the quality of data used in their decision making, in addition to… Read more »

Build a Foundation of Success for Your Workforce

Fostering a company culture focused on the organization’s values and mission statement provides a myriad of benefits to your government technology business. This becomes especially important when your firm operates in the defense tech industry. You want to attract great candidates and subcontractors able to thrive in this unique environment. Simply put, advertising your organization’s… Read more »

5 Emerging Trends in Satellite Technology

Similar to the rest of the technology industry, innovations abound in the world of satellite communications. When your organization works in this field, it’s vital to stay abreast of the constant changes in satellite technology. It’s the easiest way to ensure your company’s long-term strategic planning is as effective as possible. Let’s look more closely… Read more »

What Makes a Great Business Process Analyst?

Working in concert with the business and technical teams at a company, a business process analyst helps these organizations run more effectively. They serve to identify trends in data that help firms make the right decisions for improving both operational efficiency and the bottom line. Professionals in this role boast the right mix of technical… Read more »

4 Benefits of Partnering With a Small Business Contractor

Running a technology company – no matter the size – takes a big effort from your managerial team. When faced with a sudden need for a talented IT pro on an important project, working with a subcontractor remains a smart call. They will quickly close a skills gap, without your firm engaging in a full… Read more »

5 Spooky Misconceptions About Working With a Recruiter

For many people, deciding to look for a new job is a scary journey most individuals choose to take on their own. While most individuals can work with recruiters to aid in their search, a surprising amount of job seekers have misunderstandings about what to expect from the relationship. Here are five spooky misconceptions about… Read more »