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  • More stuff that's not around any more

    Steve Kelman muses on everything from IT acquisition to subway tokens. Read More

    Comments: 10
  • A fun party game for the holidays?

    "Revolutionary Road" by Richard Yates contains a number of colloquial phrases that have all but disappeared from the language. Read More

    Comments: 2
  • Take the pledge: 'I will care about management!'

    The president should be more directly involved in key management challenges that have the potential to become public disasters. Read More

    Comments: 1
  • Reverse auctions grow up

    Steve Kelman contends that the recent GAO report shows the practice has truly arrived Read More

    Comments: 8
  • A U.S. decline?

    Steve Kelman assesses U.S. standing in Asia -- and finds we still have a great deal to lose. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • Three more China observations

    Back in Shanghai, Steve Kelman reflects on hostility to Japan, a pipeline disaster and how linguistics can shape politics. Read More

    Comments: 2
  • IT procurement and Searching for scapegoats?

    There are plenty of serious problems with, Steve Kelman argues, but the procurement system itself does not appear to be one of them. Read More

    Comments: 11
  • Own a Picasso for $150 -- another interesting public-private partnership

    Steve Kelman looks to Paris for a creative way to fund efforts that government alone cannot afford. Read More

  • The pitfalls of public-private partnerships

    A case in China gives Steve Kelman an example of potentials and problems when government and the private sector collaborate. Read More

    Comments: 3
  • What's happening with Obamacare?

    Back from a month abroad, Steve Kelman catches up on the news. Read More

    Comments: 10

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