The Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 highlights the need to give systems engineers greater responsibility and authority, writes John A. Thomas.
The world of federal procurement and acquisition policy is about as insular as it gets in nonclassified government.
Having a landing spot such as a Facebook fan page can be a dynamic place for people to see goings-on with minimal effect on the organization’s official Web page, writes Joshua Salmons.
Consensus on strategy is fleeting, but most recognize that IT is a catalyst for fundamental change, writes FCW columnist Chris Bronk.
Agencies can better engage the public by learning from less serious sites that seek to 'make people happy for five minutes a day,' writes FCW columnist Mark Drapeau.
The global terrorist threat, brought to U.S. soil on 9/11, has not gone away. And it now includes the ever looming war in cyberspace.
Former OMB official Mark Forman asks how much creative destruction agencies are willing to embrace.
It's time to revive the statutory encouragement for this innovative approach to services contracting, Steve Kelman writes.
The acquisition community is percolating with ideas for reducing costs, writes GSA's Mary Davie.
One of the first things that struck me when I arrived here and began meeting people in the technology shops that FCW covers was the number of women in positions of prominence and power.
In response to a recent article about the federal hiring process, readers share more observations and horror stories.
Some of the best ideas for improving government might come from within government, writes IBM's John Kamensky.