Frank McDonough 180

The Brooks Legacy: Remembering the man who changed federal IT

The late Congressman Jack Brooks came from an era when one person with passion could make a difference, writes Frank McDonough.

Paul Rosenzweig

Where does privacy figure into FTC data discussions?

The Federal Trade Commission is neglecting the privacy concerns connected to data collection and usage policies, especially in cloud-based systems, argues Paul Rosenzweig.

Don Proctor, Cisco Systems

How to build trust into your network

This three-pronged approach to network security is flexible enough to protect existing assets while deftly meeting evolving challenges.

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.