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  • How hackathons help with more than code

    Steve Kelman contends that new ways of thinking and competition for the status quo are also valuable byproducts. Read More

  • Why civil servants should have a 'seat at the table'

    Steve Kelman applauds the OMB's move to make career employees "goal leaders" for performance management initiatives -- but wishes it had come far earlier in the administration. Read More

  • Union attitudes and government performance

    Steve Kelman warns that retrograde attitudes risk undercutting efforts that would be in everyone's interest. Read More

  • DOD and Silicon Valley: A marriage made in hell?

    Steve Kelman contends that the differences are irreconcilable -- but that government should still be looking for the notable exceptions. Read More

  • Why public silence greets government success

    Steve Kelman takes the press to task for its "good news is no news" mentality. Read More

  • Miami and the return of cities

    The rejuvenation of American cities is spreading to places without extensive historical or architectural traditions. Read More

  • Our brave new smartphone world

    Steve Kelman wonders what the trend toward "alone together" means for real connectivity. Read More

  • Big data, big interest

    Steve Kelman notes the growing use of analytics in core agency missions. Read More

  • 'Wisdom of crowds' vs. group discussion

    Steve Kelman would like to put a popular theory to the test in government. Read More

  • How do we get public servants who want to serve the public?

    Steve Kelman points to research that suggests recruiting, not training, is the key. Read More

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