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  • 4 hopes for better contracting in fiscal 2016

    Steve Kelman considers what needs to happen to improve IT acquisition — and how likely we are to see it. Read More

  • Short-term pain, long-term gain

    As Steve Kelman returns from a summer of aggressive medical treatment, he considers the all-too-common aversion to short-term sacrifices. Read More

  • Signing off -- but just for a while

    Steve Kelman explains why health concerns require a temporary blogging hiatus. Read More

  • A modest proposal for federal employee unions

    Steve Kelman has a dream for a different approach to labor-management relations. Read More

  • Uber, government, the market and the new generation

    Steve Kelman considers young technocrats' take on regulation and disruptive service providers. Read More

  • A return to normalcy for reverse auctions?

    Steve Kelman unpacks the OFPP memo and what it might mean for agency acquisition efforts. Read More

  • Paid administrative leave: Another broken HR practice

    Steve Kelman argues that OPM's proposed cure might be almost as bad as the disease. Read More

  • Political crackdowns and state-mandated innovation

    Steve Kelman notes what has changed -- and what hasn't -- in the year since his last visit to China. Read More

  • Facebook for government, part two

    Steve Kelman says using information coming into social media represents a low-tech version of data mining and data analytics. Read More

  • A new guide to Facebook for government

    Steve Kelman shares some useful tips for agency interactions on Facebook. Read More

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