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  • Political crackdowns and state-mandated innovation

    Steve Kelman notes what has changed -- and what hasn't -- in the year since his last visit to China. Read More

  • Facebook for government, part two

    Steve Kelman says using information coming into social media represents a low-tech version of data mining and data analytics. Read More

  • A new guide to Facebook for government

    Steve Kelman shares some useful tips for agency interactions on Facebook. Read More

  • How hackathons help with more than code

    Steve Kelman contends that new ways of thinking and competition for the status quo are also valuable byproducts. Read More

  • Why civil servants should have a 'seat at the table'

    Steve Kelman applauds the OMB's move to make career employees "goal leaders" for performance management initiatives -- but wishes it had come far earlier in the administration. Read More

  • Union attitudes and government performance

    Steve Kelman warns that retrograde attitudes risk undercutting efforts that would be in everyone's interest. Read More

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  • DOD and Silicon Valley: A marriage made in hell?

    Steve Kelman contends that the differences are irreconcilable -- but that government should still be looking for the notable exceptions. Read More

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  • Why public silence greets government success

    Steve Kelman takes the press to task for its "good news is no news" mentality. Read More

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  • Miami and the return of cities

    The rejuvenation of American cities is spreading to places without extensive historical or architectural traditions. Read More

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  • Our brave new smartphone world

    Steve Kelman wonders what the trend toward "alone together" means for real connectivity. Read More

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