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  • John Klossner self portrait

    Important dates

    What are those marks on the calendar for? Cartoonist John Klossner knows. 01/11/2013

  • Procurement
    Steve Schmidt, Flexara Software

    How DOD can make sense of its software

    A little-noticed provision in the Defense Authorization Act could bring big savings through license optimization, writes Flexera's Stephen Schmidt. 01/10/2013

  • CTO Todd Park

    Innovation at a 95-percent discount

    The Presidential Innovation Fellows program impresses Steve Kelman with its blend of high creativity and low cost. 01/08/2013

  • Procurement
    Steve Kelman

    A winning idea for innovation

    Contests offer an attractive alternative to traditional procurements in some situations, bringing innovative solutions to agencies to attack unusual problems, writes Steve Kelman. 01/04/2013

  • White House
    Julie Anderson

    Memo to Obama: How to build a bold management agenda

    In his second term, the president should continue improving the management of government resources, including IT, by adhering to three basic principles, writes Julie Anderson. 01/03/2013

  • Outlook 2013
    Bill Cull

    Big data in 2013: Not just for big projects

    Rather than take on big data for big data’s sake, agencies should be strategic in their approach, writes Bill Cull. 12/28/2012

  • Program Management
    Bob Woods

    Overcoming IT skepticism: 7 steps to creating a new culture

    Studies show that most government leaders are unsurprised when IT projects are delivered late, over budget or scrapped before being implemented. But there is a way to dramatically improve the chances for success. Bob Woods and Marybeth Fraser offer some key steps to make it happen. 12/27/2012

  • Christmas tree in China

    China wishes a Merry Christmas

    Steve Kelman's experience with a festive holiday season in Beijing is marred by air pollution. 12/23/2012

  • Enrique Pena Nieto

    Some cultural observations in Mexico

    Mexico is one of just a few countries that has successfully evolved from single-party rule to a democracy, Steve Kelman learns. 12/18/2012

  • Virtualization
    Nathan Coutinho

    The road to a private cloud

    Server virtualization is about more than mobility and efficiency — it can also help agencies succeed in the quest for a secure, private cloud. 12/17/2012

  • Mobility
    Eric Rife

    5 steps to take command of mobile

    Careful planning and deliberate implementation lead to mobility success, writes Eric Rife. Read on for 5 specific steps to take. 12/14/2012

  • Night view of Monterrey

    First impressions of Mexico

    Steve Kelman is visiting Mexico as part of a Harvard University program for Mexican government managers. 12/14/2012

  • Electronic Government
    Tom Simmons, Citrix

    The E-Gov Act at 10 years

    The decade-old effort to make the government more transparent, accessible and efficient with IT has been effective, but there's a long way yet to go, writes Tom Simmons. 12/11/2012

  • US Cyber Challenge logo

    Harnessing the energy of youth for better government

    'Ethical hacking' training for young people has some risks, but Steve Kelman thinks that bringing the enthusiasm of the young to bear is an idea with many applications in government. 12/11/2012

  • Agency Management
    Bob Woods

    The dangers of consultant-speak

    Trendy buzzwords should never be allowed to obscure the fact that IT consulting is all about having a positive effect on the mission and the bottom line, writes Bob Woods. 12/11/2012

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