Helping frontline managers get their jobs done is one of the most important activities for a leader, writes John M. Kamensky, a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government.
The federal government should tap into the wisdom of feds to identify activities that are ripe for termination, writes Steve Kelman.
Innovations in procurement require innovations in how government communicates with industry, writes Jaime Gracia, president and CEO of Seville Government Consulting.
Without a robust past-performance system, a lot of the incentive for better vendor performance disappears, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
When it comes to IT, the federal government needs more case studies of successful projects delivered on time and within budget, writes Alan P. Balutis.
Individuals who can manage the many facets of their personal lives while getting their work done are more likely to be productive employees, writes Ted Schadler, a vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research.
We might be entering a new Tower of Babel age in which the proliferation of devices and standards makes it harder, not easier, to collaborate, writes consultant Dennis McDonald.
Managers should embrace performance measurement as a way to improve their organizations from the inside, writes Steve Kelman.
The government community and the public lost several inspirational leaders this past winter, writes Alan Balutis.
Brand Niemann offers inspiration and tips for analyzing and integrating the reams of health data available online.
Brand Niemann explains how and why we should make data universally accessible on the Semantic Web.
Brand Niemann challenges agencies to follow the data science approach and make all their data available for filtering and downloading in three easy clicks.