A Rational Approach to Government Contracting

June 5, 2019
Hosted by Sam Holcman

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If you heard the term "beltway bandits", this episode of The 2020's Enterprise will be refreshing to you. In the episode, we interview Brad King and Liam Speeden CEO and CTO of Robbins-Gioia, LLC respectively. Since 1980, they approached Federal Government contracting in a different way, and are not the stereotypical beltway bandits! RG combines leading-edge capabilities in management and technology with a seasoned understanding of clients’ missions. Robbins Gioia was an early innovator in program management and a model for many federal contractor firms that followed. Over the years, they evolved and expanded their offerings around enterprise delivery, to combine industry leading practices in program management, business analysis, enterprise architecture, and agile development, building purpose-built solutions for diverse challenges in business and government, and helping clients achieve lasting, visible success on every mission scale. Welcome to The 2020’s Enterprise!

The 2020’s Enterprise with Sam Holcman

The 2020’s Enterprise with Sam Holcman

Wednesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

The 2020’s Enterprise is about sorting through the internet-driven advice madness that exists in business today. The great thing about the internet is that anyone can write anything about anything. The problem with the internet is that anyone can write anything about anything! Published practices are quite different than “best practices.” This program will provide practice-based insights in business transformation, organizational transformation and technology transformation, based on real world practices. Business executives, managers, practitioners, and staff are bombarded daily with utopian solutions that more often than not deliver significantly less than promised. This show is “no jargon,” just human communication. Be treated like a “customer” not a “user.” Our philosophy is to provide you with insights that can provide true value to organizations and individuals that face today’s and tomorrow’s competitive pressures, and provide a usable takeaway from each program.

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Sam Holcman

Sam Holcman

Samuel B. (Sam) Holcman is the Chairman of the Pinnacle Business Group, Inc., the Managing Director of the Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence (EACOE), and the Business Architecture Center of Excellence (BACOE). He is considered the practitioners’ practitioner in Business Transformation, Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture, and the leading implementer and world-wide educator and trainer in Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture methodologies and techniques. Sam has developed a strategic planning process that is used by many Fortune 500 companies. He has also developed an innovative approach to business process re-engineering known as Business Process Visualization (TM) and Organization Network Analysis (TM). He has also developed the Intellectual Capital Maturity Model (TM) to provide guidance on how effectively organizations are managing their Intellectual Capital, and steps they can take to more effectively manage this capital. Most recently, he published the book titled “Reaching the Pinnacle: A Methodology of Business Understanding, Technology Planning, and Change.” This book brings a method to the marketing madness that surrounds enterprise architecture, and its straightforward and no-nonsense style sheds much light on a poorly understood topic. The book helps business executives and technology professionals through the process of building a business-transforming enterprise architecture appropriate to their organization’s needs.

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June 2019

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