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Hosted by Kevin Long and Adam McNair

Latest Episodes

Episode 9 – Teleworking

Adam McNair and Kevin Long discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of Teleworking. They talk on adapting to new work from home set ups, collaborative software, work styles and more!

46 min1 w ago
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Episode 9 – Teleworking

Episode #8 - Code Challenge

46 min2019 AUG 1
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Episode #8 - Code Challenge

Episode #7 - ISO, CMMI, and Process Improvement

Adam McNair and Kevin Long are joined by Highlight's Manager of Operational Excellece, Devon Du Fur, to discussISO, CMMI, and process improvement.

54 min2019 JUN 18
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Episode #7 - ISO, CMMI, and Process Improvement

Episode #6 - The Rebrand

Adam McNair and Kevin Long discuss the recent rebranding of Highlight Technologies.

55 min2019 MAY 2
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Episode #6 - The Rebrand

Episode #5 - The Shutdown

Adam McNair and Kevin Long address the government shutdown, and different ways to handle things. They talk how companies are affected at an executive level, employee retention, and essential vs nonessential personnel on different projects. Plus, a strategy on how to aid current furloughed employees.

39 min2019 JAN 28
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Episode #5 - The Shutdown

Episode #4 - Location, Location, Location

This episode of The HighlightCast brings another interesting perspective related to the business world. Anyone who has expertise in business growth knows the importance of location. A business’ location, from where they offer their main services or products, is way more than just identity. You will be surprised how much a location can impact the daily happenings of any business.

48 min2018 OCT 16
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Episode #4 - Location, Location, Location

Episode #3 - Budget & Startups

On the 3rd episode of the HighlightCast, Adam and Kevin talk about the end of the fiscal year and how things are, for the government and contractors, at this point. Afterwards, they delve into a short series of topics, touching the cord of confrontations inside the industry in it's growth stage.

44 min2018 AUG 22
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Episode #3 - Budget & Startups

Episode #2 - New Generation GWACs & Security Clearances

On the second episode of the HighlightCast, hosts Adam McNair and Kevin Long, open up by discussing the purpose of the podcast; having another avenue to communicate with their employees, sharing insights on the latest news in the industry and some of the challenges faced by small businesses in the industry as well as innovative ways to overcome those challenges. The first topic discussed is multiple award contracts and government wide contracts which have been done for a very long time. They mention Alliant 2, the former of which came out 5 or 6 years ago, and the GSA STARS programs. Adam discusses how there are three major vehicles that represent billions of dollars in federal contracts that are being adjudicated right now. They discuss the protests surrounding these contracts and how too many bidders make the whole process complicated.

39 min2018 JUL 23
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Episode #2 - New Generation GWACs & Security Clearances

Episode #1

On the very first episode of the HighlightCast, hosts Adam McNair and Kevin Long explain the structure of the podcast. Adam McNair is the Chief Operating Officer and Kevin Long is the Vice President for delivery at Highlight Technologies in Fairfax Virginia. They both discuss how they are a part of the small business community supporting the federal government and will be talking about things that concern small businesses. They will be sharing insights and opinions on the show, talk about the challenges they face and strategies to overcome them, best practices in the business and share experiences that others can learn from. The first topic they discuss is the Vanguard procurements that were supposed to come out 5-6 years ago. They discuss the CIO, John Striffer’s, conference held to discuss unifying central technology requirements. Adam recalls what happens when the procurements are actually executed and Kevin explains management challenges in terms of their execution. They conclu...

23 min2018 JUL 11
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Episode #1
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Latest Episodes

Episode 9 – Teleworking

Adam McNair and Kevin Long discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of Teleworking. They talk on adapting to new work from home set ups, collaborative software, work styles and more!

46 min1 w ago
Comments
Episode 9 – Teleworking

Episode #8 - Code Challenge

46 min2019 AUG 1
Comments
Episode #8 - Code Challenge

Episode #7 - ISO, CMMI, and Process Improvement

Adam McNair and Kevin Long are joined by Highlight's Manager of Operational Excellece, Devon Du Fur, to discussISO, CMMI, and process improvement.

54 min2019 JUN 18
Comments
Episode #7 - ISO, CMMI, and Process Improvement

Episode #6 - The Rebrand

Adam McNair and Kevin Long discuss the recent rebranding of Highlight Technologies.

55 min2019 MAY 2
Comments
Episode #6 - The Rebrand

Episode #5 - The Shutdown

Adam McNair and Kevin Long address the government shutdown, and different ways to handle things. They talk how companies are affected at an executive level, employee retention, and essential vs nonessential personnel on different projects. Plus, a strategy on how to aid current furloughed employees.

39 min2019 JAN 28
Comments
Episode #5 - The Shutdown

Episode #4 - Location, Location, Location

This episode of The HighlightCast brings another interesting perspective related to the business world. Anyone who has expertise in business growth knows the importance of location. A business’ location, from where they offer their main services or products, is way more than just identity. You will be surprised how much a location can impact the daily happenings of any business.

48 min2018 OCT 16
Comments
Episode #4 - Location, Location, Location

Episode #3 - Budget & Startups

On the 3rd episode of the HighlightCast, Adam and Kevin talk about the end of the fiscal year and how things are, for the government and contractors, at this point. Afterwards, they delve into a short series of topics, touching the cord of confrontations inside the industry in it's growth stage.

44 min2018 AUG 22
Comments
Episode #3 - Budget & Startups

Episode #2 - New Generation GWACs & Security Clearances

On the second episode of the HighlightCast, hosts Adam McNair and Kevin Long, open up by discussing the purpose of the podcast; having another avenue to communicate with their employees, sharing insights on the latest news in the industry and some of the challenges faced by small businesses in the industry as well as innovative ways to overcome those challenges. The first topic discussed is multiple award contracts and government wide contracts which have been done for a very long time. They mention Alliant 2, the former of which came out 5 or 6 years ago, and the GSA STARS programs. Adam discusses how there are three major vehicles that represent billions of dollars in federal contracts that are being adjudicated right now. They discuss the protests surrounding these contracts and how too many bidders make the whole process complicated.

39 min2018 JUL 23
Comments
Episode #2 - New Generation GWACs & Security Clearances

Episode #1

On the very first episode of the HighlightCast, hosts Adam McNair and Kevin Long explain the structure of the podcast. Adam McNair is the Chief Operating Officer and Kevin Long is the Vice President for delivery at Highlight Technologies in Fairfax Virginia. They both discuss how they are a part of the small business community supporting the federal government and will be talking about things that concern small businesses. They will be sharing insights and opinions on the show, talk about the challenges they face and strategies to overcome them, best practices in the business and share experiences that others can learn from. The first topic they discuss is the Vanguard procurements that were supposed to come out 5-6 years ago. They discuss the CIO, John Striffer’s, conference held to discuss unifying central technology requirements. Adam recalls what happens when the procurements are actually executed and Kevin explains management challenges in terms of their execution. They conclu...

23 min2018 JUL 11
Comments
Episode #1
the END
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