The NASA/Google arrangement could stand as a true example of a public/private partnership.
E-government has become a metaphor. Why are agencies still in the same place Oct. 10, 2005, that they were in Sept. 10, 2001? To find the answer, follow the money -- and one can see how the funding process for cross-agency projects is broken.
Robert Burton, associate administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, should be the new OFPP administrator. And the sooner it happens, the better it is for everyone.
Most people would be hard-pressed to justify how one Federal Emergency Management Agency official responded to questions about the slow delivery of medicine to emergency shelters along the Gulf Coast.
Among members of Congress, few lawmakers — Republican or Democrat — understand or care about IT issues.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, two phrases come to mind. One is the Boy Scouts' motto: Be prepared. The other is snafu.
Federal employees deserve a fair system, and they have legitimate concerns about tying pay to performance.
By giving senior IT leaders budget authority, agencies come closer to making them meaningful members of their management teams.
What difference will the GSA reorganization make?
An organizational chart can seem trivial, but it does matter.
Life for federal workers has changed dramatically. Once a more comfortable, laid-back environment when compared with private-sector jobs, feds now find that they must fight for and justify their jobs.