Program Management


Champions of change, powered by IT

Social media leaders, performance improvement officers and chief privacy officers play key roles in the development of Gov 2.0.

Sen. Tom Carper: An IT champion by necessity

Carper's interest in IT is driven by concerns about government efficiency.

Administration plans $6B in support service contract cuts

The Obama administration intends to cut $6 billion in spending by the end of fiscal 2012 on support services contracts that help managers.

Steve Kelman

A practical guide to collaboration

A new book makes research into workplace collaboration accessible and useful.

Patrick Chapman

The limits of communication

IT leaders should err on the side of caution when sharing project goals with users.

GSA seeks ‘anytime, anywhere, any device’ infrastructure

GSA is trying to figure out how it should structure two major IT task orders in light of a quickly evolving agency.

Transportation Command wants greenhouse gas tracking

The U.S. Transportation Command wants help to develop ways to measure the carbon footprint of its vehicles.

Warner introduces Senate version of spending tracking bill

Legislation sponsored by Virginia Democrat Mark Warner to set up a single Web-based platform to track federal spending is the Senate companion to a bill introduced by Rep. Darell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

FAA's SWIM program is drowning

Audit finds vital Federal Aviation Administration program flawed.

After Kundra: What next?

Vivek Kundra has been a forceful leader for change in federal IT, say many observers. What will happen to the efforts now under way when he leaves the federal CIO post in August?

Speed mentoring: Advice in 15 minutes

Mentoring doesn't always require a lengthy time commitment. Sometimes feds can achieve a lot in just 15 minutes.

Learning on the job: How to make the most of mentoring

Former and current government officials share their tips for establishing a solid mentoring relationship.