Careful planning and deliberate implementation lead to mobility success, writes Eric Rife. Read on for 5 specific steps to take.
A watchdog group's audit of federal agencies reveals that a startling number have not followed directives issued by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to update Freedom of Information Act policies.
The Partnership for Public Service's 2012 Best Places to Work report finds two-thirds of agencies have lower scores than last year.
The fiscal 2010 National Defense Authorization Act requires agencies to submit written justification for awarding sole-source contracts worth more than $20 million to 8(a) firms, but the rule necessary to implement the law was slow in coming.
Agencies are expected to increase spending on cloud computing, but should be careful to define expectations and negotiate terms of service carefully to avoid difficulties, experts advise.
Collaboration is the cornerstone of good, efficient government, but misperceptions and underlying issues often paralyze interagency efforts to work together.
Employees might demand e-mail and Web access on their own devices, but agencies should think carefully when considering broader BYOD policies.
In an era of big data, does a new position for an agency leader dedicated to data management make sense?
The emerging concept of big data has been largely unregulated to date, giving rise to concerns about privacy and potential legislation.
Auditors have found that Army officials are neglecting a requirement to seek discounts and price reductions in contracts.
The decade-old effort to make the government more transparent, accessible and efficient with IT has been effective, but there's a long way yet to go, writes Tom Simmons.
Possible policy change at diplomacy agency would blunt one of the key strengths of social media, critics say.