The natural tendency of RFPs and RFIs to protect outdated architectures must be overcome if FITARA is to succeed.
To satisfy citizens' digital expectations, agencies should shift their focus from exceeding expectations to improving the customer service experience.
The law's success hinges on a culture change from blame-setting to measuring progress toward desired goals.
In the first of three columns, a former government executive discusses what's really needed to prevent another massive data breach.
The budget meetings might happen in Washington, but agency IT has some surprising centers of gravity.
The agency's latest approach to telecom contracting builds on its past successes while embracing competition and innovation.
A few key considerations can make it a little easier to choose a cloud provider in a complex regulatory landscape.
September 30 is much closer than it seems, and even a continuing resolution could run into snags.
Assessing your employees' abilities and identifying skills gaps require a less subjective approach.
When it comes to managing a winning IT team, trust, training and executive-level support are essential.
Federal IT leaders can more effectively promote innovation at their agencies by promoting an organizational climate that is open to risk and change.
Federal CIO Tony Scott said he would declare victory for FITARA if it helped agencies determine their most important IT assets.