Rather than skirting the federal procurement system, GSA's 18F is designed to address challenges head on, says Lena Trudeau.
If we want real innovation, we need to stop looking for ways to circumvent the federal acquisition system and work together to improve it, writes Stan Soloway.
FCW is accepting nominations for the 2014 Rising Star awards, and we need your help identifying the IT professionals in government and industry who are poised to take charge.
Alan Balutis warns that IT cost savings rarely work out as planned.
The Internet of Things really could change everything -- and agencies need to start preparing now.
Getting stakeholders to agree on desired outcomes and ways to achieve them is crucial to ensuring the success of IT programs.
Alastair Mitchell argues it is a good time to revisit the goals and guidelines of the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.
Screening IT projects at the start could be a boon -- but it's got to be done right.
As agency executives look to implement and reinforce cybersecurity as part of their overall IT and programmatic priorities, an important OMB policy and industry implementation framework can provide context and support by enabling sound IT governance.
Federal IT is difficult enough without viewing agencies and industry as zero-sum adversaries, writes FCW's Troy K. Schneider.
Alan Balutis argues that focusing too much on "commodity IT" is an abdication of the CIO's mission.
Here are five things administrators need to know to successfully manage mission-critical databases.