In the manner of Confucius, agencies should admit what they don't know and consider having technology experts review acquisitions.
FITARA takes a good step toward giving CIOs more authority, but the legislation needs to go further.
Sequestration has redefined 'normal,' but agency leaders are beginning to recognize new kinds of opportunities in it.
Does it make sense to establish third-party brokers to purchase services that agencies could buy directly? Diana Gowen says no.
Federal agencies handle data that must be protected, and they are the targets of a determined subset of attackers, factors that make mobile devices and their data a particular challenge.
If the usual curve holds, big data is about to lose a lot of its luster, but Kieran Taylor explains that its advocates need not worry.
If you think winning an award is gratifying, try nominating an unsung hero and see how good it feels when he or she wins.
Cartoonist John Klossner's take on the push to free up agency-controlled spectrum.
For health IT and other agency programs, finding ways to turn the catch-phrase into actual action is key.
Whether it's Silicon Valley or a New York yogurt factory, Steve Kelman argues, we should be grateful for foreign-born talent.
The recent decisions to eliminate telework at major companies show a lack of understanding of the practice's benefits.
As April 15 approaches, the IRS is the latest agency facing online overloads.
John Klossner takes a tongue-in-cheek look at DOD's hoped-for role of mobile devices.
For all of the gains agencies are making with employee mobility, it is critical for agencies to keep in mind the use of mobile devices outside of the government too, writes Adobe's John Landwehr.
Progressive IT departments are moving beyond big data's hype by focusing on its promise of enabling better decision-making.
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