How can managers get members of a cross-functional to work well together and feel invested in the team effort? The question is not merely academic, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
Agencies that adopt the OMB policy will foster greater collaboration with industry by linking program officials with private-sector experts to solve problems, writes columnist Dan Chenok.
IT leaders should not disregard the value of knowing something about IT, writes columnist Bob Woods.
Legislation that would restrict conferences is already having a chilling effect on government/industry communications, write FCW's Anne Armstrong.
The federal budget crunch could crush small businesses without more agency support, warns columnist Jaime Gracia.
A professor's algorithm sidesteps the hoopla to reveal the winner of the upcoming presidential election, writes columnist Alan Balutis.
Agency performance suffers when employees are too fearful to try new ways of doing things, writes Steve Kelman.
A recent book identifies eight guiding principles for fostering collaboration between organizations, writes IBM’s John Kamensky.
Fiscal pressures provide CIOs with an opportunity to prove their value, writes Alan Balutis.
When it comes to motivating employees, studies show that the messenger matters as much as the message, writes Steve Kelman.
"Transforming American Governance: Rebooting the Public Square" describes the challenges and changes that are shaping a new kind of governance.
Better communication and transparency in the procurement process could head off a lot of protests.