Brand Niemann proposes a grass-roots approach to archiving social media records.
Steve Kelman proposes an experiment to test ideas for improving service contracts.
Unisys' Patricia Titus says we can expect to see three important security trends this year in response to the growing number of employees who connect to government networks via mobile and/or personal devices.
Government and industry need to take a new approach to procurement before bid protests spiral out of control, writes Jaime Gracia.
Agencies could learn from hospitals' efforts to improve patient outcomes by improving coordination among medical services.
Consultant Robert Guerra says he doesn’t understand why the Army plans to spend more than $100 million on a new e-mail system when AKO does so much more.
Give OMB credit for trying to strengthen the CIO's role, but more dramatic steps are needed, writes Alan Balutis.
Managed services offer one way to avoid the network problems that can plague teleworkers, writes Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes.
Columnist Steve Kelman identifies the Obama administration's best options for improving the management of government programs and operations.
Efforts to engage with the public might move to the back burner unless federal leaders can make them relevant to broader issues.
In what promises to be a chaotic year for government, Alan Balutis presents five things you can count on happening in federal IT.
The Navy's recently published Social Media Handbook has some good lessons for everyone, write Kristin Bockius and Mark Drapeau, Microsoft's resident social media experts.