The idea that the operations of government should be driven by the same motive as private enterprise is fallacious on the face of it, but that’s not to say that government agencies should not run more efficiently.
The second half of the National Archives and Records Administration's name suggests an even bigger challenge than keeping aging official parchments from rotting away into oblivion.
Here's our list of reasons for doing our annual Federal List issue.
Michael Robertson is taking his skills - and his political connections - to GSA, where he was recently installed in three key positions: Associate director of governmentwide policy, chief acquisition officer and White House liaison.
If the retail catalog industry has kept the U.S. Postal Service on life support during the past decade or so, then doctors, hospitals and pharmacies certainly must be given credit for sustaining the dying — but not yet dead — prospects of landline phone companies.
Why, six months into his presidency, has Obama still not named anyone to fill the administrator’s position at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy?
Nothing worth doing comes easy. Just ask President Obama.
Welcome to the world of the “Semantic Web.” It’s a generational leap from everything we know so far about how to leverage the power of the Web, though it’s not such a stretch from the old reference-desk paradigm.
As the curtain comes down on the Open Government Initiative's opening night, we figured it was time to hear from the critics. The reviews are decidedly mixed.
As editors of a publication that reaches tens of thousands of executives and professionals in and around government, we know the importance of listening to all points of view, even — or especially — when one of those viewpoints is that we’ve got a story all wrong.
What do you think? I mean, really. We’d like to know what’s on your mind, writes FCW Editor-in-Chief David Rapp.