Early bird registration now open for KEDA’s 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast

Early Bird Registration is Open Now! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response to the […] Read more »

USS Nimitz returning to Naval Base Kitsap

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will arrive home around noon, Sunday, Dec. 10 at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton after a six-month deployment in the Pacific theater of operations. Come out and welcome our sailors home! Please note traffic may be heavier in Bremerton a few hours before and after the ship’s return. Best public viewing will be along the Bainbridge Island waterfront as […] Read more »

Bremerton’s Critical Informatics releases new tool to help network owners identify vulnerabilities

Critical Informatics Releases Continuous Vulnerability Identification (CVI), Automating Network Vulnerability Scans and Reporting CVI automates network vulnerability scanning, enables scheduling, reduces cost, improves security and compliance SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Critical Informatics, a leader in cybersecurity Managed Detection and Response services, announced the launch of their Continuous Vulnerability Identification (CVI) service, an automated scan that detects and reports on application, system, and host vulnerabilities. The service is operated […] Read more »

Government Contracting: 5 Things You Should Know: SDVOSBs and VOSBs

SMALLGOVCON Posted by Matthew Schoonover You’ve served your country with pride. Now, as a government contractor, it’s only fair that you get your piece of the pie. Here are five things you should know about the government’s contracting programs for veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses: What is a veteran-owned small business? As its name implies, a veteran-owned small business (or VOSB, in government-contracting […] Read more »

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas Seeks Opinions from Peninsula-Area Residents

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is seeking opinions from adults living on Washington’s Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas regarding higher education. The survey is sponsored through Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research as an effort to conduct research related to experiences with higher education. The research seeks to better understand Peninsula residents’ familiarity with local higher educational programs, as well as how […] Read more »

Timely Management Tip: An Attitude of Gratitude

The Situation: Gratitude is one of the most under-used leadership competencies yet we know how motivating and empowering it can be. Showing appreciation for the contributions of others has been closely linked to increased employee engagement and retention. Competent leaders know that expressing gratitude is important for personal and professional reasons. Personally, by spending time being thankful for what we have, we harness the ability […] Read more »