The president should be more directly involved in key management challenges that have the potential to become public disasters.
Open-source service-oriented architecture can unlock the door to modernizing the government's legacy capabilities.
IT managers can improve retention and productivity by focusing on these four drivers of employee engagement.
How advancements in big data can help federal agencies avoid duplication, redundancies and other budgetary challenges.
Delaying efforts to update or replace old IT systems has serious implications for agencies’ ability to achieve their missions.
An industry spokesman argues that an official preference for federal shared service providers will hurt the agencies hoping to consolidate.
The approach can help reduce risk and improve oversight at a time when agencies are being asked to do more with less.
If CIOs can drive five tactical changes — and get the leadership support to do so — federal IT can be transformed by 2018.
Women are woefully rare in IT management positions, and fixing that demands a concerted effort.
Open source solutions are at a key inflection point. That means huge opportunities for agencies, but also some important concerns.
Legislation alone will not fix federal IT management, Richard Spires argues, but there are fundamental problems that a new statute can help address.
The website's continuing troubles show why agencies must rethink system testing.