SLG Market Webinar Tackles IT Security and Mobility Solutions Issues

Nearly 150 member companies and state executives joined a TechAmerica powered by CompTIA webinar featuring state and local government experts speaking to the SLG market in 2015 and beyond. The environment is colored by post-election transition activity and continuing challenges presented by thorny issues like IT security and mobility solutions.  Against this landscape, SLGs are…

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TechAmerica Participates in Big Data Research & Development Steering Committee

Last week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program held a workshop focused on Big Data Research and Development. TechAmerica’s David Logsdon was part of a three person Steering Committee for the workshop and also moderated a…

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Dan Tangherlini Leaving GSA, Little Impact Anticipated For TechAmerica Members

General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Dan Tangherlini announced January 15th that will leave the agency as of February 13th, marking the end of a nearly 6 year run as either acting or permanent Administrator. Tanhgherlini’s departure is being termed “voluntary” and there is no obvious friction between himself and the White House.  His term makes…

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Immigration Bills are Quick to Come Out of the Gate in the 114th Session of Congress

We are only two weeks into the 114th Congress and already two important immigration bills have been reintroduced. Both bipartisan bills, I-Squared and the Startup Act, would make long over-due changes to our high-skilled immigration system. The Immigration Innovation Act*, also known as I-Squared, was reintroduced with bipartisan support and addresses high-skilled immigration and domestic…

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From the Archives

  • Get a Fresh Outlook of the Defense Market at our Vision Forecast

    As many Vision veterans know, the first day of our TechAmerica Foundation Vision Forecast Conference focuses on defense.  We will cover everything from the macroeconomic and topline forecast to very specific breakout sessions on aircrafts, space, vehicles and shipbuilding. The day kicks off with one of my favorite presentations from Wayne Schroeder about the topline…