Mike Hettinger argues that we need acquisition officials who understand not only the letter of the FAR, but also the spirit of its intent.
You can't believe everything you read, but Steve Kelman argues that good government and a culture of credibility are deeply intertwined.
Deciding when to rebuild is a complex process, but it boils down to a key question: Does the service in question enable or hinder the agency's mission?
Never mind the deadline. Agencies have compelling security reasons to switch to IPv6, writes NCP Engineering's Julian Weinberger.
Steve Kelman has some suggestions to help the administration's latest IT outsider succeed.
An analysis of state-level freedom-of-information requests shows how cost-effective smart open-data efforts can be.
Wasn't last year's budget deal supposed to make appropriations easy?
Addressing nontechnical challenges could help overcome slow-moving government policies and a compliance-focused culture, writes FireEye's Travis Rosiek.
Steve Kelman argues that TechFAR's problem with agile is at the task order level, not the contract level.
As law enforcement and intelligence agencies struggle to balance security against civil liberties, it's important to distinguish caricature from reality.
Steve Kelman offers a non-techie's take on agile in agency IT.
European countries should take a cue from the U.S. and move from being reactive to proactive when it comes to cybersecurity policies, writes Titania's Edwin Bentley.
Government IT can support more than just an agency mission -- physical and cybersecurity alike are critical to economic vitality.
Steve Kelman spotlights a provision that could make smart procurement even harder.
A closer partnership between records management and IT leaders will make digitization seamless and foster a more open government.
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