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Local Government for South Ayrshire, Scotland. South Ayrshire Council manages, co-ordinates and faciltates a large range of services on behalf of its residents and visitors.

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CNBC | April 24, 2020

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Investment in the fast-growing space industry was booming well into the first quarter of 2020 but private capital has largely frozen as the coronavirus pandemic strikes the U.S., leading both civil and military agencies to step up funding for corporate partners. “We kicked into high gear as soon as it was apparent a lot of companies were not going to be able to conduct business as usual due to distancing requirements,” Mike Read, International Space Station business and economic deve...

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ctovision | March 04, 2020

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Every large enterprise faces decisions on whether to code something using internal talent, code something using contractors, or buy a commercial product. For complex and sometimes hard to understand or explain reasons, the government has always had a hard time optimizing on these decisions. As we have been writing on extensively over the last several years, the federal government has a long history and a large compilation of lessons learned in this type of make vs buy decision....

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Iridium Communications | October 13, 2022

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Microsoft | August 04, 2020

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In one of the crazier news stories (and in 2020, that is saying something), President Donald Trump said today during a media availability event that in order for the U.S. government to sign off on a potential Microsoft/TikTok deal, “a very substantial portion of that price is going to have to come into the Treasury of the United States,” based on my colleague Alex Wilhelm’s rough transcript....

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THE US GOVERNMENT IS HELPING GET CASH TO PRIVATE SPACE COMPANIES, REPLACING FROZEN VENTURE CAPITAL

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Investment in the fast-growing space industry was booming well into the first quarter of 2020 but private capital has largely frozen as the coronavirus pandemic strikes the U.S., leading both civil and military agencies to step up funding for corporate partners. “We kicked into high gear as soon as it was apparent a lot of companies were not going to be able to conduct business as usual due to distancing requirements,” Mike Read, International Space Station business and economic deve...

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ELON MUSK PROVIDES CONTEXT ON MAKE VS BUY IN THE FEDERAL ECOSYSTEM

ctovision | March 04, 2020

Every large enterprise faces decisions on whether to code something using internal talent, code something using contractors, or buy a commercial product. For complex and sometimes hard to understand or explain reasons, the government has always had a hard time optimizing on these decisions. As we have been writing on extensively over the last several years, the federal government has a long history and a large compilation of lessons learned in this type of make vs buy decision....

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In one of the crazier news stories (and in 2020, that is saying something), President Donald Trump said today during a media availability event that in order for the U.S. government to sign off on a potential Microsoft/TikTok deal, “a very substantial portion of that price is going to have to come into the Treasury of the United States,” based on my colleague Alex Wilhelm’s rough transcript....

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