Added by Bernard Martin on March 25, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments
Even as Congress and the Obama administration flirts with shutting down the government every two or three weeks, federal employees and contractors are complaining they are being kept in the dark on how they would be affected if a shutdown happens.
Federal union leaders all but begged administration officials last week to share the government's shutdown plans, but they were left empty-handed.
Is anyone really surprise by the lack of transparency from the Obama…Continue
Added by Tim Anthony Di Guiseppe on March 21, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
"How do I tell you that you don't know what you don't know"
I've had this same discussion far too many times. In my very humblest of opinion there are no experts yet. The entire space is evolving so quickly that what you thought you knew a few hours ago has changed. A new outlet has sprung up, a new option, a new potential way to use an existing tool, more people have arrived on an outlet and the dynamic has changed.
Added by Bernard Martin on March 15, 2011 at 6:16pm — No Comments
Government contracts present significant opportunity and potentially significant risk. Success in this industry depends upon specialized knowledge and expertise in government contract statutes and regulations. Inexperience can lead to cost overruns, lost profits, disputes and costly litigation, as well as sanctions, serious fines or penalties. TD Government Solutions has the insight and knowledge to ensure compliance with…Continue
Added by Tim Anthony Di Guiseppe on March 15, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Criterion Machine Works is a small manufacturing company in Costa Mesa, CA. They've been in business for 75 years starting as a job shop serving the movie and then defense industries. They developed a few of their own products during their job shop days and evolved into a product driven manufacturing company. The past two years have seen the manufacturing sector in America decrease by approximately 50% and they were not exempt from that decline. They slashed their budgets, inventories, and…Continue
Added by Donald Fitchett Open Networker on March 15, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments
Founded in 1938, Kennametal manufactures a broad range of advanced materials and components that deliver superior wear resistance and peak performance in demanding environments. The industries they sell to are as broad as their product offering, including aerospace, defense, energy, chemical processing, power generation, and mining.
Lead instead of trying to catch up.…Continue
Added by Kerry O'Malley on March 15, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments
Added by Bernard Martin on March 14, 2011 at 11:01pm — No Comments
Social Media is a 'new' way to sell. Selling is, after all, about relationships. People do business with people that they "LIKE" and merely having a website, literature, advertising,etc. isn't going to generate revenue.
What Social Media is doing is creating a new paradigm. I know that that sounds cliché. But I believe that it's creating a new "type" of business. Traditional marketing adapted, very successfully in the 1980's thru 1990's, to creating websites after they had experience…Continue
Added by Bernard Martin on March 12, 2011 at 8:22pm — No Comments
A shorter version of this article appeared in the American Machine Tool Distributor's Association "…Continue
Added by Bernard Martin on March 11, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments