Practices that make it easier for new employees to succeed can also apply to new technologies, columnist Douglas Brown writes.
The CIO position in government continues to struggle, and tightening budgets make the situation worse, writes columnist Alan Balutis.
A new OMB memo assumes that CIOs have the power to execute all the authorities granted to them, but GAO and CIOs themselves might beg to differ, writes columnist Alan Balutis.
As agencies tighten their belts, contracting is ripe for cost savings, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
Despite efforts to foster dialogue, the relationship between government and industry seems to be on a downward spiral, writes consultant Jaime Gracia.
A new book makes research into workplace collaboration accessible and useful.
Fully realizing the benefits of telework will require a significant departure from current practice, writes Cisco's Alan Balutis.
Helping frontline managers get their jobs done is one of the most important activities for a leader, writes John M. Kamensky, a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government.
The federal government should tap into the wisdom of feds to identify activities that are ripe for termination, writes Steve Kelman.
Innovations in procurement require innovations in how government communicates with industry, writes Jaime Gracia, president and CEO of Seville Government Consulting.
Without a robust past-performance system, a lot of the incentive for better vendor performance disappears, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
When it comes to IT, the federal government needs more case studies of successful projects delivered on time and within budget, writes Alan P. Balutis.
Individuals who can manage the many facets of their personal lives while getting their work done are more likely to be productive employees, writes Ted Schadler, a vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research.
We might be entering a new Tower of Babel age in which the proliferation of devices and standards makes it harder, not easier, to collaborate, writes consultant Dennis McDonald.
Managers should embrace performance measurement as a way to improve their organizations from the inside, writes Steve Kelman.
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