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  • Debacle or triumph: The deciding factors

    Steve Kelman looks at four fundamental factors that can determine whether a large-scale IT project fails or flourishes. Read More

  • Don't call it derivative!

    Steve Kelman contemplates a new Shanghai restaurant that serves "American-style" Chinese food. Read More

  • The latest in Chinese IT

    Steve Kelman reports that Chinese firms are advancing beyond knockoffs to produce real innovations. Read More

  • A somewhat revealing rubber stamp

    Steve Kelman suggests that interesting signals can be gleaned from China's "two session" proceedings. Read More

  • What McCaskill is missing about past performance data

    A punishment-only approach is bad psychology and bad management, even if it may be good politics. Read More

  • 'Evidence-based government' and the FY 2015 budget

    Steve Kelman contends the best part of the president's budget may be its efforts to measure and reward programs that work. Read More

  • This week in online disintermediation: Charities

    Steve Kelman looks at the latest example of tradeoffs inherent in internet innovation. Read More

  • Why Hong Kong is worth watching

    Steve Kelman reports on the latest troubles in Hong Kong, and the larger concerns they could signal. Read More

  • ABBA, taxes and unintended consequences

    Steve Kelman muses on why the Swedish singers dressed so badly -- and what it means for agency rulemakers. Read More

  • New Zealand civil service: A land without turkey farms

    Steve Kelman discovers that the Kiwis' public sector does not even have terms for "turkey farm" or "retired in place." Read More

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