Open source solutions are at a key inflection point. That means huge opportunities for agencies, but also some important concerns.
Legislation alone will not fix federal IT management, Richard Spires argues, but there are fundamental problems that a new statute can help address.
There are plenty of serious problems with HealthCare.gov, Steve Kelman argues, but the procurement system itself does not appear to be one of them.
Steve Kelman looks to Paris for a creative way to fund efforts that government alone cannot afford.
The website's continuing troubles show why agencies must rethink system testing.
Contending with IT talent risks in today's budget-constrained environment is critical and demands a focused approach.
Richard Spires considers the possibilities of consolidation — and the structural obstacles to overcome.
John Klossner speculates about the next feature addition for the federal health exchange website.
Thanks to HealthCare.gov, IT procurement, enterprise architecture and project management are the talk of the town.
There are plenty of trouble spots that could have been avoided, Richard Spires argues. And they all boil down to shortfalls in program management.
OMB's guidance for financial systems shortchanges commercial providers -- and could deny agencies a full range of choices.
Steve Kelman looks at what another nation's policies can teach us about public management.
What impedes efforts to bring together different divisions within the government? Here's one possibility.
The attacks on mobile devices are multiplying and growing deviously creative, and recognizing that is the first step to better security.
Steve Kelman explains why a Swedish emergency response system is a model for future cooperation.
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