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Think FedRAMP is a bottleneck? Think again.

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program deserves praise, not criticism, and here are four reasons why.

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The new cloud paradigm: Managed services as a service

To achieve the true savings of cloud computing, agencies need to get a handle on the cost of managed services.

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There’s still hope for IT modernization funding

There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.

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The cloud's role in the new digital economy

Secure cloud technologies are essential to helping government agencies adapt to a rapidly evolving digital economy

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How the government IT shop is changing

CIOs are transitioning from a tactical, infrastructure focus to a more agile, application-centric mindset.

Pushing agencies to embrace programmability

Four programmability challenges for federal IT -- and how to tackle each of them.

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How big companies drive innovation in government IT

Rather than being hampered by their size, large IT contractors are uniquely positioned to support the government's efforts to innovate.

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How mobile solutions can drive citizen engagement for government

With well thought-out design, useful analytics, and a truly custom experience for end users, citizen experience can be improved dramatically.

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4 ways RFP writing falls short

An analysis of five solicitations for contracts worth a total of $7 billion revealed a lack of clarity in agency RFPs

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The true source of innovation in federal IT

Seville Government Consulting's Jaime Gracia argues that to solve its technology challenges, the government should turn to the small-business community.

5 myths of managed services

Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make.

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IT modernization, improved cybersecurity and innovation are all intertwined

New survey shows agency CIOs, CTOs and CISOs agree on the needs, and lament the slow pace of progress.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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