Alan Balutis

Transition tips for careerists

Making a good impression on new agency leaders serves you well, writes Alan Balutis, but it takes some finesse.

Ed Meehan

Good for government, good for citizens

As the Digital Government Strategy hits the six-month mark, agencies are showing that digital governance can be achieved.

Bob Woods

Presidential transitions: Your chance to shine

With a little preparation, senior leaders can rise to the top during a transition, but the time to act is now, writes Bob Woods

David Donnelly

The key to securing mobile devices

An application-control strategy can help agencies develop a secure approach to BYOD that is fine-tuned to their unique mission requirements, writes David Donnelly. To find out just how to do that, read on.

Kamran Khan

Does your enterprise search engine stink? Here's why.

Enterprise search isn't the same as searching the web, writes Kamran Khan.

Steve Kelman

Contracting professionals need far more than FAR

The Federal Acquisition Regulation is important, but feds shouldn’t forget the management part of ‘contract management,' according to Steve Kelman.

John Gilroy

What's with all these chiefs?

A proliferation of 'chief' titles does not bear much connection to better management, argues John Gilroy.

Evan McDonnell

Tech solutions for the changing acquisition landscape

Business process management software can aid agency acquisition processes, writes Appian's Evan McDonnell.

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Acquisition: Bridging the communication gaps

Federal acquisition executives say there's still room for improving communications between contracting officers and program managers, and between government and industry.

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A 21st-century approach to democratizing data

The Internet has become a ubiquitous kiosk for posting information. The government’s role in collecting and disseminating data should change accordingly, argue Christopher Lyons and Mark Forman.

Kieran Taylor of Compuware

How cloud can threaten the end-user experience

Several technologies that the government is adopting could wreak havoc on the experience of people trying to use the government's resources.

steve kelman

Kelman: Changes of mind on the GSA scandal

Steve Kelman gauges how his students felt about the GSA conference spending scandal before and then after taking part of a course on management and leadership.

The 2015 Federal 100

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