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.
Agency executives must learn to resist the temptation of developing sweeping modernization programs, writes Frank McDonough, a former GSA official.
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.
Improved access to federal spending data bodes well for IT decision-making, writes FCW columnist Chris Bronk.
Emerging performance initiatives could become the foundation for the collaborative governance models of the future, writes John M. Kamensky, a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government.
A recent study shows that employees are often dissatisfied with supervisors who have technical rather than managerial chops, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
The Office of Management and Budget needs to provide guidance on insourcing efforts governmentwide, writes commentator Jaime Gracia.
The memo that gives DHS the lead role on government cybersecurity answered some questions but raised others, writes Chris Bronk.
Federal agencies and departments need to do a better job of using the city of Washington as a recruiting tool to attract young professionals looking for employment, writes Steve Kelman.
To complement the Federal Information Security Management Act, some agencies are adopting a strategy that depends, in part, on a package of 20 security practices, named the Consensus Audit Guidelines.