Links

Publications

Federal Computer Week

Government Computer News

Government Executive

Washington Technology

Governing Magazine

Trade Associations/Special Interest Groups

American Council for Technology (ACT)
(Formerly, Federation of Government Information Processing Councils (FGIPC)

IAC- Industry Advisory Council

ITAA -Information technology Association of America

AEA – American Electronics Association

NASCIO – National Association of State CIOs

Coalition for Government Procurement

Association Links

American Council for Technology (ACT)
(Formerly, Federation of Government Information Processing Councils (FGIPC)
Coalition of over 15 regional and national councils of IT professionals in government (federal, state and local).

Special Interest Group for CD-Rom Applications and Technology (SIGCAT)
Founded in 1986, SIGCAT (Special Interest Group for CD-Rom Applications and Technology) is the world’s largest user group dedicated to educating the public and promoting the growth of applications and technologies based on the compact disc. SIGCAT is a FGIPC member, and has over 10,000 members. SIGCAT can be reached 703-435-5200.
www.sigcat.org

Industry Advisory Council (IAC)
The IAC is the Industry Advisory Council of FGIPC, and represents over 200 top government contractors, who, in turn, own over 80% ($) of all current Federal contracts (not including GSA Schedule). The IAC can be reached through FGIPC @ 703-218-1955. IAC co-sponsors specific reports with FGIPC.
www.iaconline.org

Trade Publications

Government Technology
Government Technology reaches 60,000 IT professionals at the state and local level each month. This was the first publication which exclusively targeted the state and local IT market. Government Technology also produces several trade events each year in Massachusetts, Texas and California for the government IT community.
Visit them @ www.govtech.net

Government Technology Reseller
http://www.govtech.net/publications/reseller/reseller

Government Video
Government Video is a Miller Freeman publication targeting video production, training, broadcast, security/surveillance, computer multimedia, videoconferencing/distance learning and imaging communites in Federal, state and local government. They can be reached at 212-378-0400.

DM News
www.dmnews.com

Federal Contractor Registration Links

There are several places within Federal agency web sites for companies to register to do business with the government. This information is then made available on an agency-wide or government-wide basis so Federal employees can identify sources for specific products and services. We strongly recommend that you take a few minutes and visit each and register your firm. Be advised that you often need your D & B number to register at these sites.

U.S.P.S. SADI
This is the U.S. Postal Service small business registration site. If you would like to do business with the Postal Service on a regional or national basis, you can start here.
http://www.usps.com/purchasing/registration/welcome.htm

DOD Central Contractor Registration (CCR)
Before being awarded any D.O.D. contract, companies must be registered with the DOD CCR.
http://www.ccr.gov/

SBA Pro-Net
This is the SBA site, shared on a government-wide basis, for small businesses to identify themselves and their products to government buyers.
www.pro-net.sba.gov