Amtower Off-Center

  • Powerful writing: It changes lives!

    Writing expert and trainer Carla Bass joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss her book: Write to Influence!, and what you can do to improve your writing skills. July 30, 2018

  • The state of the GovCon market

    What is currently driving the mergers and acquisitions activity in the government contracting market? Find out when Washington Technology Editor Nick Wakeman joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. July 16, 2018

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    What are the chances of a government shutdown in fiscal year 2019? Find out when Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. July 9, 2018

  • Federal CIOs: The challenges of digitization

    Mark Forman, vice president and Global Head of Public Sector for Unisys, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss FITARA, the Internet of Things, and the top issues facing the CIO community. July 2, 2018

  • An update on the SmartPay program

    David Shea, director of GSA’s Center for Charge Card Management, joined host Mark Amtower for a lively discussion of the federal SmartPay program. June 25, 2018

  • The power of social media

    Danielle Brigida, national social media manager for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss how federal agencies use Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media programs. June 18, 2018

  • Digital transformation & the ‘7i’s’

    Tech marketing expert John Kostak joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss branding, identity management, and the findings in Kostak’s study: “Digital Transformation and the “7i’s”. June 4, 2018

  • The importance of networking

    What is the value of face-to-face networking and how can AFCEA help in that effort? Find out when Katie Helwig, director of Small Business Programs at AFCEA, and Eric Strauss, director of Business Development for Connected Logistics, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. May 14, 2018

  • The procurement environment in 2018

    Celero Strategies President and CEO Stan Soloway and Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss a number of contracting issues, including the procurement climate under President Donald Trump. May 7, 2018

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center for a wide-ranging discussion of the top contracting issues including Smart Pay micro-purchase limits, new GAO rules for bid protests, and HubZone ownership rule changes. April 16, 2018

  • LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

    How do you build your LinkedIn profile? Find out when leadership coach Maria Fafard joins fellow LinkedIn expert Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. April 2, 2018

  • The real cost of CRs and shutdowns

    What are the real impacts of continuing resolutions and government shutdowns? Find out when Attain CIO Simon Szykman and Lohfeld Consulting Group CEO Bob Lohfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. March 26, 2018

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners gives his thoughts on a wide range of contracting issues including the latest from the Small Business Administration on size and status re-certifications and the use of OTAs in DoD. March 12, 2018

  • “The more things change…”

    Lou Anne Brossman and Anne Marie Clark, members of the faculty at Government Marketing University, discuss content marketing, media and public relations, and the role of subject matter experts, when they join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. March 5, 2018