Opinion


The future is mobile

How to balance cybersecurity threats and demographic trends in the federal workforce.

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Security in the cloud

SaaS applications are changing the way agencies work - but new security approaches are needed when you no longer have a perimeter to protect.

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In praise of public servants

Recognizing the outstanding work done by government for the nation, every single day.

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The digital government Americans deserve

Five ways the Trump administration can build a more effective and secure digital government.

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How agencies can take a page out of industry's open playbooks

To truly innovate, government must holistically consider a combination of people, processes and technology.

The federal government must prioritize mobile now

Mobile devices are in nearly every workplace, and increasingly serve as linchpins for authentication. Agencies must better understand and manage those risks.

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5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

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How to foster an innovation culture in government

To close the innovation gap between the public and private sector, governments must become applied learning systems that constantly adapt to change.

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The 2017 forecast for federal IT

From cyber to cloud to automation, here are the trends to watch in the coming year.

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Giving COTS the consideration it deserves

Certain government missions require custom-designed IT systems, but agencies need not reinvent the wheel.

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How to survive and thrive in the Trump administration

Advice for career federal executives navigating the awkward "in-between" time of a presidential transition.

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Advice for the next administration

A former agency CIO argues that three key initiatives should drive the federal IT agenda.