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  • Message to Facebook: Knock off the changes.

    Facebook's Timeline feature creates confusion, not clarity. Read More

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  • Better government management is in reach

    Student ideas reveal effective management techniques that could be adopted today in agencies. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • Secret Chinese vitamins

    Steve Kelman ponders a dangerous exception to product disclosure laws. Read More

    Comments: 10
  • Is Israeli democracy in danger?

    Steve Kelman reflects on travels in Israel. Read More

    Comments: 6
  • Games turn serious

    Videogame technologies are becoming useful for research, science and other serious applications. Read More

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  • Street art and Miami's urban revitalization

    A neighborhood in Miami experiences a revitalization through a seemingly unlikely source. Read More

  • Young feds are coming up fast

    A conversation with 31-year-old GS-15 is revealing for Steve Kelman. Read More

    Comments: 15
  • Government employment still appeals

    A survey finds that students rank federal agencies among the top places to work. Read More

    Comments: 5
  • Steve Kelman, broken record: More on contracting cost savings

    Former procurement chief recommends some familiar concepts to save money on contracts. Read More

    Comments: 12
  • Putting clarity into contracting

    How one agency addresses misunderstandings between agencies and contractors. Read More

    Comments: 4

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