October 01, 2020

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about the December 11th CR and how that increases chances of a post-election shutdown.

October 01, 2020

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to talk about FY20 federal spending.

September 15, 2020

Mike Hettinger talked to S&P Global about the Biden-Harris technology agenda.

August 06, 2020

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters on August 6th to discuss prospects for technology and contractor provisions in the latest COVID stimulus bill.

July 07, 2020

Mike Hettinger joined other acquisition experts to discuss GSA's cancellation of the $15b Alliant 2 Small Business contract.

June 09, 2020

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to talk about IT spending and the COVID pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Mike Hettinger was quoted in FCW on the changing dynamics of lobbying for IT funding.

April 09, 2020

Read Mike Hettinger's latest on how government's response to the coronavirus is hindered by outdated technology.

March 26, 2020

Mike Hettinger was quoted in a recent NextGov article on the need for Congress to embrace telework technology. 

March 24, 2020

Mike Hettinger was quoted in FCW on how the coronavirus supplemental spending bill is funding IT.

March 13, 2020

S&P Global / Associated Press talked to Mike Hettinger for the latest on DOD's JEDI contract

February 12, 2020

Mike Hettinger sat down with The Pulse of GovCon to discuss why government contractors should keep their eyes on Capitol Hill.

February 06, 2020

Check out the latest Government Matters episode with Mike Hettinger talking about the President's IT budget.

December 12, 2019

Hettinger named "Top Hired Gun Lobbyist" for second consecutive year

Mike Hettinger, founder and president of Hettinger Strategy Group was named "Top Hired Gun Lobbyist" by The Hill for the second year in a row. The Hill's annual list of top lobbyists highlights those who have delivered the best results for their clients in a given year.

December 11, 2019

The pending CMMC certification is expected to be a challenge for government contractors.  FCW talked to Mike Hettinger about the impact.

December 10, 2019

Mike Hettinger quoted in AP / Chicago Tribune story on the AWS JEDI lawsuit.

December 05, 2019

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters TV to discuss to latest on two cybersecurity initiatives -- FedRAMP and CMMC.

November 04, 2019

Mike Hettinger was quoted in this Federal News Network story on challenges related to the DHS financial systems RFP.

November 01, 2019

Mike Hettinger was interviewed by the Associated Press on DOD's award of the JEDI contract to Microsoft and what happens now.

October 08, 2019

Mike Hettinger shared his latest insight on TMF funding on Government Matters.

September 12, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about what to expect as Congress tries to wrap up the FY20 appropriations process

September 10, 2019

Mike Hettinger quoted in Federal News Network on Perspecta's protest of DOD's award of the DEOS contract to GDIT.

August 01, 2019

During his monthly appearance on Government Matters, Mike Hettinger discussed challenges with the FY20 appropriations process and what to expect when Congress returns from recess.

July 22, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about the FY20 budget caps and what could derail the deal.

July 01, 2019

Recently released OMB budget guidance for FY21 adds focus on customer expereicne and the Evidence Act, Mike Hettinger is quoted in the NextGov article.

June 26, 2019

Mike Hettinger was quoted in The Hill on what to expect with the nomination of Mark Esper as Defense Secretary.

June 24, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to Federal News Network about the change in direction provided by the new Cloud Smart Strategy.

June 11, 2019

Mike Hettinger joined host Francis Rose on Government Matters to discuss release of the long-awaited Federal Data Strategy and accompanying action plan. 

April 04, 2019

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to discuss OMB's proposed automation policy

March 18, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to Fedscoop about the state of the FY20 federal IT budget.

March 11, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to NextGov about federal IT issues in the President's Budget.

March 11, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about the President's IT Budget

January 31, 2019

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about the role technology can and should play in securing our border

January 30, 2019

Hettinger on border negotiations and technology in NextGov

Mike Hettinger talked to NextGov about the role of drones, sensors and data analytics in securing the border

January 22, 2019

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters TV to talk about the need for an automatic CR and funding for the Technology Modernization Fund.

January 18, 2019

Mike Hettinger was quoted in FCW on the future of the Technology Modernization Fund.

January 14, 2019

As the government shutdown lingered into its third week, Mike Hettinger called on Congress to end shutdowns forever, but enacting an automatic continuing resolution.  

December 13, 2018

Mike Hettinger, Managing Principal of Hettinger Strategy Group was named as Top "Hired Gun" Lobbyist by The Hill newspaper for 2018.

December 21, 2019

In part one of a two part series, Federal News Network interviewed Mike Hettinger for an article recapping the highs and lows of federal IT in 2018.  Part two is out in January.

December 13, 2018

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters TV to discuss federal CIO authority and the latest FITARA Scorecard.

November 07, 2018

With Democrats poised to take over the House Oversight Committee next year, NextGov interviewed HSG's Mike Hettinger on what that means for federal IT.

November 02, 2018

FCW interviewed Mike Hettinger on the new shared services approach included in the President's Management Agenda.

September 21, 2018

Bloomberg Government talked to and quoted Mike Hettinger on the importance and future of the Technology Modernization Fund.

August 03, 2018

Will they or won't they fund the TMF in FY19?  FCW talked to Mike Hettinger for the latest updates.

August 02, 2018

On August 2nd, Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to give an update on Senate negotiations over TMF funding

July 19, 2018

Technology Modernization Funding has been zeroed out in the Senate FSGG appropriations bill -- for now. Meritalk interviewed Mike Hettinger on why and where we go from here.

July 03, 2018

Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters TV to talk about the recently released Federal Data Strategy.

July 02, 2018

The Senate Appropriation Committee zeroed out funding for the Technology Modernization Fund.  Is it time to panic?  Mike Hettinger says no, it's all just part of the process.

June 29, 2018

Why did the Senate Appropriations Committee zero out funding for the TMF in this year's appropriations bill? To get better information from OMB and GSA.  It's all part of the process and FCW talked to Mike Hettinger about what's going on behind the scenes.

June 15, 2018

FCW quotes Hettinger on the need for more TMF funding

FCW talked to Mike Hettinger about the $150m appropriated to the Technology Modernization Fund for FY19.

April 24, 2018

What's the latest on the Technology Modernization Fund?  Seven agencies and nine projects have requested funding so far; four are moving to the next round.  Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to discuss it all.

March 29, 2018

Mike Hettinger talked to FCW about what $100M means for federal IT modernization.

March 14, 2018

Mike Hettinger talked to Federal Times as part of their feature on the White House Office of American Innovation's first year.

February 16, 2018

HSG Managing Principal, Mike Hettinger talked to Federal Times about the Administration's FY 2019 IT budget request.

January 29, 2018

With IT modernization on a path to colliding with the threat of another CR or government shutdown, Mike Hettinger joined Government Matters to discuss the implications.

January 25, 2018

Meritalk interviewed and featured HSG founder Mike Hettinger, talking about the growing IT modernization ecosystem as a result of the MGT Act.

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