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    Digital Service and agency IT: Advice for Mikey

    Steve Kelman has some suggestions to help the administration's latest IT outsider succeed. Read More

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    Social media rules!

    Steve Kelman argues that government must do more to embrace the realities of social media's massive influence. Read More

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    The REAL regulatory challenge of agile development

    Steve Kelman argues that TechFAR's problem with agile is at the task order level, not the contract level. Read More

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    Agile in government is alive (and well?)

    Steve Kelman offers a non-techie's take on agile in agency IT. Read More

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    Beware: Taxpayer rip-off hidden in Defense authorization bill

    Steve Kelman spotlights a provision that could make smart procurement even harder. Read More

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    How to get good media stories about government

    Steve Kelman explains what agencies can learn from a TSA contest's coverage on the NBC Nightly News. Read More

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    What 'Moneyball for Government' really means

    Steve Kelman argues that there are two distinct flavors of this data-driven assessment -- and that their advocates don't talk nearly as much as they should. Read More

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    Harvard grads then and now: How America has changed

    Steve Kelman reflects on what an alumni update suggests about career choices and public service. Read More

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    What needs to be fixed in the FAR?

    Steve Kelman spotlights two areas where real obstacles to effective IT contracting may exist -- and suggests solutions for each. Read More

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    Government contests come of age

    Steve Kelman looks at the amazing growth of agency "challenges" over the past decade, and the valuable lessons gleaned in a recent study. Read More

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