Opinion


4 tips for pulling millennials into the workforce

Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce.

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Why Trump’s budget bodes well for IT transformation

Agencies have taken admirable, if cautious, steps to modernize their IT, but wholesale change is needed. Proposed budget cuts just might force that to happen.

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Trump's disruption: Could there be a silver lining?

Alan Balutis argues that government needs a good shake-up.

A rare piece of good news for federal cybersecurity

The author argues that government could eliminate identity-based breaches by 2021, if agencies leverage advances in identity management under CDM.

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What Trump’s budget means for government grant managers

Grants will likely require sharped mission and performance, with many of the funding decisions devolving to the states.

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The identity threat

To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.

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How investing in technology can transform government and cut costs

A new report shows how, through effective implementation of proven commercial best practice to operations across government, citizens can benefit from over $1 trillion in value over the next decade.

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The real story about COTS for the VA

An advocate for the VistA system warns a rush to commercial electronic health records could come with serious risks.

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5 technology priorities for President Trump

The Obama administration improved government technology, but the Trump team must push it further forward.

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IT modernization is just the beginning

A former agency CIO sketches the key challenges for his successors.

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Will agencies get the full value of their information?

According to a recent survey, gaps between existing skill sets and new requirements could hinder records management outcomes.

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The proper perspectives on defending against insider threats

The National Industrial Security Policy Operating Manual is a solid start, but agencies and contractors can't approach this as a compliance exercise.