Google's dispute with Interior is just a symptom of a much larger problem: The government still resists change, writes Chris Bronk.
A group of current and former government executives has identified five perpetual but fixable problems with government IT performance, Alan Balutis writes.
With cloud services making it easy for employees to build their own solutions, it’s time for the tech staff to find a new role, writes Ted Schadler, vice president and principal analyst at consulting firm Forrester Research.
Oral presentations and post-award conferences can improve the likelihood of program success, writes Jaime Gracia.
FCW columnist Steve Kelman proposes creating an awards program to recognize political appointees who maintain the momentum of existing programs.
The latest Capability Maturity Model could help agencies improve the management of their service delivery programs, writes Jeffrey D. Sacks of Access Systems.
Agency executives must learn to resist the temptation of developing sweeping modernization programs, writes Frank McDonough, a former GSA official.
An OMB-mandated pause on financial system projects is likely to diminish momentum on modernization efforts, write Laurance Alvarado and John Cox, senior directors at Alvarez and Marsal.
KPMG's Mark Forman identifies four changes federal agencies could make to take fuller advantage of the latest breed of collaboration software.
A retail business based on agency logo merchandise could make a modest dent in the federal deficit, writes Steve Kelman.
Many federal IT programs fail because agencies focus on systems rather than content, writes consultant Barry Schaeffer.
Improved access to federal spending data bodes well for IT decision-making, writes FCW columnist Chris Bronk.