Why are there so many chiefs in government? And if that word is in your title, are you a hotshot or a hat rack?
Technology implemented without rethinking processes won't solve much, writes consultant Jaime Gracia.
Now halfway through its contract period, Networx is experiencing some difficulties in getting agencies to transition to the new vendors and the new offerings.
As GSA designs the next big network services contract, a veteran of the development and management of Networx and FTS 2001 has some advice to offer.
After aiding in an agency transition to Networx, consultant Cedric Sims takes stock of the contract's progress so far.
The government has undertaken three major telecom transitions, columnist Bob Woods writes, and there are important lessons to be learned from each of them.
Columnist Steve Kelman wonders whether agencies might be justified in spending money on lavish conferences.
Columnist Alan Balutis reflects on the important contributions that the late Lynn McNulty and Mark Zelinger made to the federal IT community.
The nature of war and aggression has changed rather dramatically over the years, and governments are trying to define when and how to use sophisticated new cyber tools.
Before you can develop strategies to manage data retention, you have to know what you have and where it is, writes columnist Jim McGann.
Social media has dramatically shifted the accepted views of what defines a journalist and what rules govern the exchanges between journalists and sources.
How can managers get members of a cross-functional to work well together and feel invested in the team effort? The question is not merely academic, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
Agencies that adopt the OMB policy will foster greater collaboration with industry by linking program officials with private-sector experts to solve problems, writes columnist Dan Chenok.
IT leaders should not disregard the value of knowing something about IT, writes columnist Bob Woods.
Legislation that would restrict conferences is already having a chilling effect on government/industry communications, write FCW's Anne Armstrong.
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