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.
Consultant Mark Madsen shows agencies how to turn social media into a powerful tool that can support larger organizational goals.
Making federal cloud computing a reality could be as simple as letting government workers do their own IT, writes Brand Niemann.
Efforts to ignore racial differences in the workplace can make it harder for people to work together, writes Steve Kelman.