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  • steve kelman

    Benevolent government data mining, or Big Brother?

    Steve Kelman suggests that fast-improving analytics can raise some interesting questions. Read More

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    VA waiting lists and performance measurement

    Steve Kelman argues that allegations about secret wait lists at the VA are a sign of performance management's power, not its problems. Read More

    Comments: 8
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    Mixing business with a procurement law degree

    Steve Kelman applauds a new program at GWU -- and offers some suggestions for improving it. Read More

    Comments: 3
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    Developing a course on procurement management -- seeking advice!

    Steve Kelman notes the severe lack of research on government procurement, and is looking for the gaps that most need to be filled. Read More

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    FAR Part 1: 'If it's not prohibited, it's allowed'

    Steve Kelman reflects on what could be the most important sentence in the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Read More

    Comments: 4
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    Civil service needs stories of everyday heroes

    Steve Kelman suggests there are plenty of feds going above and beyond -- we simply need to put them in the spotlight. Read More

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    Another amazing crowdsourcing app shakes up the world

    GiveDirectly employs a simple idea – giving money directly to poor people – and uses technology to facilitate the transaction. Read More

    Comments: 4