And buy-in from leaders is the key to locking in lasting benefits.
The agency software inventories required under the draft category management policy will be treasure maps that lead to efficient, effective, streamlined buying and unprecedented savings.
A combination of public cloud and open-source technology could help agencies bridge the analytics gap.
To be effective in their security efforts, agencies must be proactive -- using cyber analytics and cognitive-based systems to develop true security intelligence.
To secure the talent they need, agencies must either find a way boost pay or fundamentally change the government-contractor relationship.
Signature-based security and outdated data strategies are just two of the challenges that need serious government-wide attention.
The recently announced changes to one of the government’s most important security programs are a good start, but additional fixes are needed.
Excess IT spending represents a major cost cutting opportunity for the federal government. To make this happen, government IT leaders must adopt a new model that aligns and shares resources across department lines.
Informal experts can be an agency's best resource for critical data calls -- but only if the relationship is properly managed.
Agencies can put more money on mission by analyzing accounts payable data. The former leader of the U.K.'s Government Procurement Service explains what it takes.
Limiting the impact of open source policy to a time- and scope-constrained pilot forgoes a unique and long-needed opportunity to modernize government, argues a leading open source advocate.
Alan Balutis argues that the next administration must be bold in modernizing the management agenda.