Opinion


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Closing the gender gap in federal IT

Here are several actions federal managers can take to create a more gender-diverse -- and successful -- workforce.

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Cloud and the changing org chart

When buying IT as a service, organizational charts will change. But jobs aren't necessarily eliminated -- they're enhanced, and that's crucial in national security settings.

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Preparing for the data center of the future

By 2020, federal data centers will be slimmer, faster and more efficient. Here's how to start moving toward that future now.

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The big question for agencies and open data

GSA's Myehsha Boone gets at the critical question for those trying to decide what data, practically speaking, is worth sharing.

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The future of FedRAMP

Despite delays, the program is at a critical point for determining the ultimate impact of cloud technology in the government space.

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How to be a REALLY bad manager

10 rules to help you stand out from the management crowd (plus some tips on that other approach).

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Deadline extended for Fed 100 nominations!

You now have until Monday, Jan.5 to get them in. Happy holidays!

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Modernize and innovate with data virtualization

FITARA brings new requirements for agencies' data management -- but also the opportunity for true transformation.

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Managing a cyber crime scene

By treating a cybersecurity breach like a crime investigation, federal IT leaders can ensure a speedy response and aid in prosecution.

NIEM: The key to improved information sharing

The National Information Exchange Model's usefulness extends far beyond its origins in justice and law enforcement.

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The government shouldn't play matchmaker

A recent GAO report on government efforts to link small companies with prime contractors is fraught with risk.

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Federal agencies must prepare for mobile payments

Now that all the major smartphone platforms offer mobile payment options, federal agencies need to join the trend

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.