Market Connections

  • How to use social media at your agency

    This week, Amtower talks with John Kagia of Market Connections. June 14, 2010

  • Benchmark set for social media in government

    A new report combines the findings of two surveys -one targeting federal employees, the other federal contractors – on the use of social media in the government. Research Director at Market Connections, John Kagia, fills us in.

  • Social media in the public sector

    Market Connections President and CEO Lisa Dezzuti joins host Mark Amtower to talk about how government and contractors are using social media to do their jobs. October 10, 2011

  • How to win government contracts

    Lisa Dezzutti and Monica Parham from Market Connections talk about what contractors can do to raise their profiles in the federal market. August 27, 2012

  • Marketing to the government during tough times

    Lisa Dezzutti, CEO of Market Connections, joins host Mark Amtower, to discuss how to generate business for your company when budgets are tight. April 1, 2013

  • Vendors see writing on the wall when it comes to low price acquisitions

    New research and a survey of federal contracting employees and contractors found the use of lowest price, technically acceptable is here to stay. Vendors must figure out how to adjust to this new acquisition environment where innovation and value are not always an agency’s top priority.

  • Lowest price becoming primary factor in IT, services acquisitions

    New data from Govini, a market research firm, finds the number of lowest price, technically acceptable awards doubled from 2009 to 2013. Vendors also are seeing more and more agencies issue solicitations where price is the only or a major evaluation criterion. DoD, civilian agency official acquisition officials say LPTA is one tool in a large toolbox.

  • The impact of LPTA

    Market Connections CEO Lisa Dezzutti and Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Manager’s Association will discuss some of the big issues affecting contractors including lowest price, technically acceptable (LPTA). November 25, 2013

  • What’s working in marketing to the government

    Mark Amtower hosts a roundtable discussion of content marketing, thought leadership, and trends in the federal market. December 15, 2014

  • What’s working in marketing to the government

    Mark Amtower hosts a roundtable discussion of content marketing, thought leadership, and trends in the federal market. December 29, 2014