It is possible to balance data security and user flexibility -- if agencies follow these key guidelines.
As more and more federal employees use their own mobile devices at work, agencies must focus on securing the data, not the device.
Agencies that want to step onto the mobile stage should formulate a comprehensive game plan, as opposed to a "let's just build it" mentality.
Rather than creating custom apps from scratch, agencies should take advantage of the opportunity to build on one another's valuable data and code.
Failing fast is the best way to get better -- in agile development and in life.
Rather than skirting the federal procurement system, GSA's 18F is designed to address challenges head on, says Lena Trudeau.
If we want real innovation, we need to stop looking for ways to circumvent the federal acquisition system and work together to improve it, writes Stan Soloway.
FCW is accepting nominations for the 2014 Rising Star awards, and we need your help identifying the IT professionals in government and industry who are poised to take charge.
Alan Balutis warns that IT cost savings rarely work out as planned.
The Internet of Things really could change everything -- and agencies need to start preparing now.
Getting stakeholders to agree on desired outcomes and ways to achieve them is crucial to ensuring the success of IT programs.
Alastair Mitchell argues it is a good time to revisit the goals and guidelines of the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.