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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

  • 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

  • Agile in government is alive (and well?)

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

  • Beware: Taxpayer rip-off hidden in Defense authorization bill

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Thoughts coming off the 4th of July

    Steve Kelman reflects on global reaction to the United States' fundamental idea. Read More

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.