Prepare Yourself for These Popular Interview Questions

When interviewing with a technology company serving the defense sector, providing detailed answers to the interviewer’s questions obviously plays a key role in earning a job offer. Of course, this is the same for any tech interview, but the world of defense IT requires specialized knowledge. Expect a thorough exploration of your relevant skills and… Read more »

6 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Project Management

When your company serves the government and defense industry, it’s a whole other environment compared to the regular business world. Different policies, procedures and requirements conspire to distract your focus from the technology project work in which your organization specializes. In this scenario, outsourcing project management duties can make plenty of sense. Let’s take a… Read more »

3 Government Technology Conferences on the Radar for 2019

Attending defense and government technology events provides your organization with benefits it would otherwise miss out on. It facilitates an environment where you can network with like-minded professionals and companies working in this industry sector. That aspect alone can increase the probability of finding businesses that could become valued partners with you upcoming government projects…. Read more »

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 »