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  • Talking with a procurement icon about post-award contract management

    Steve Kelman gets Deidre Lee's take on the challenges agencies face. Read More

  • Talk about an easy way to improve your organization’s performance!

    Steve Kelman details a recent experiment "whose results should be of interest to every federal manager." Read More

  • A very different U.S.-China discussion

    Steve Kelman reflects on his latest meeting with Chinese college students -- after a year-long hiatus, and in decidedly different times. Read More

  • The performance measures that managers hate

    For metric-based management, Steve Kelman argues, it's important that the measures not be specified from on high. Read More

  • Post-award contract management: Trying to figure out what is happening on the ground

    Steve Kelman applauds ASI Government for sharing valuable knowledge -- and notes that there are still plenty of other questions to answer. Read More

  • 18F lends the contracting community a hand

    Steve Kelman points to GSA's CALC tool as an example of what smart collaboration can accomplish. Read More

  • A plea: How can we get more resources and talent for post-award contract management?

    Steve Kelman looks to start a conversation around the too-often-ignored task of managing government contracts. Read More

  • To improve your personal productivity, pay attention to attention management

    Steve Kelman suggests that managers need to start with their own overloads. Read More

  • A New Year's resolution: Help yourself by helping others

    Steve Kelman cites new research that offers yet another reason for managers to encourage a spirit of generosity. Read More

  • From three gov IT cancer-fighters, a holiday shout-out for friends and support

    The federal IT community truly is just that. Steve Kelman, Bill Arzt and Chris Dorobek remind us how much that can matter. Read More

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