The technology of big data is important, but openness and stakeholder input are what really make a difference.
A federal contractor offers his view of how agencies can streamline the procurement process and get the solutions they need from industry.
Not all the news since last October has been bad, but everyone in federal IT just endured 12 straight months of meat-cleaver spending cuts, multiple shutdown threats and the severe restrictions on strategic planning that come with continuing resolutions.
Slow adoption of mobile can create the very risks that agencies have gone slow to avoid, Nolan Jones argues.
With a comprehensive enterprise mobility management strategy, defense organizations stand to achieve a new level of readiness.
The bring-your-own-app craze can actually make life easier for federal IT professionals who are struggling to contain BYOD.
Fifteen individuals who are off to a great start in federal IT.
Legislation before Congress could provide vital support for agencies that are struggling to save money while serving the public.
Alan Balutis is senior director and distinguished fellow at Cisco Systems' Internet Business Solutions Group.
Federal leaders need to balance their spending on operations and new projects to support strategic IT priorities and budget plans
The Open Data Policy promises to make government information more freely available, which means agencies must incorporate security into their strategies.
FITARA's effort to make CIOs political appointees reflects a rift between lawmakers and those who actually run government programs, says Bob Woods.