Management


Fixating on failure

Failing fast is the best way to get better -- in agile development and in life.

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Agencies want more guidance on digital strategy

IT and HR managers are reasonably happy with the progress their agencies have made but want senior leaders to play a more active role.

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How agencies can accelerate innovation

GSA's 18F and similar programs promise to jump-start innovation efforts at agencies, and here are five ways to ensure their success.

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Pentagon, Congress seek to avoid acquisition 'Groundhog Day'

Policymakers attempting to revamp how the military buys and manages weapons and IT systems will have to overcome bureaucratic inertia and the tendency of reform efforts to repeat themselves.

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FCC targets cyber role, NOAA inks IT deal, IBM eyes EHR and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New NIST guidance planned as part of federal info policy

The National Archives and Records Administration is leading a plan to create new standards for controlled unclassified government information that includes new NIST guidance and changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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GSA analysis shows data storage purchases increasing

Call center, data storage and network restoration services are among the fastest movers under GSA’s Networx contract vehicle.

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Which technologies really matter?

SolarWinds surveyed public sector IT professionals on the technologies having the biggest impact in their agencies -- and on how often their expertise is sought by top management.

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Money, promiscuous partnering and 'intrapreneurs'

ACT-IAC workshop explores what's really required for innovation in the public sector.

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Looking for the next class of leaders

FCW is accepting nominations for the 2014 Rising Star awards, and we need your help identifying the IT professionals in government and industry who are poised to take charge.

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The Internet of government things

U.S. CTO Todd Park and GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini peg the Internet of things as a tool that could revolutionize the way government delivers services.

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Donovan talks up management in OMB confirmation hearing

Senators tell nominee that Sylvia Burwell will be a tough act to follow as director.