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  • How IBM supports academic research on the business of government

    Steve Kelman uses Dan Chenok's rise at the IBM Center for the Business of Government to applaud the center's work. Read More

  • Kelman gets schooled in China

    A Harvard professor visits a university on the other side of the world. Read More

  • China patterns: Universities, government and the Internet

    The Chinese government hasn't forgotten Tiananmen Square Steve Kelman learns. Read More

  • Evidence-based budgeting: Everything old is new again

    Steve Kelman charts the history of evidence-based budgeting. Read More

  • A frontline dispatch from Spain, a country in crisis

    Steve Kelman finds that Spain's economic worries are not obvious on the surface. Read More

  • Is the government getting aggressive on vendor prices? (Round Two)

    Steve Kelman renews his call for agencies to fight for good deals from vendors. Read More

  • Help for contract requirements

    Online tools can help program managers develop requirements for contracting, Steve Kelman reports. Read More

  • Crafting better jobs for young contracting professionals

    Steve Kelman offers ideas to make government more effective at recruiting young talent. Read More

  • Spare parts pricing -- still crazy after all these years

    Despite years of recognition that it's a problem, the government hasn't solved spare-parts pricing. Read More

  • Korea copes with multiculturalism

    Steve Kelman observes how Korea's culture is become much more ethnically diverse. Read More