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  • Trump's triumph

    Steve Kelman suggests the president-elect's brash communication style could prove effective in office as well. Read More

  • An IT moonshot: Can government IT development come to look like SpaceX?

    Steve Kelman outlines the changes needed to truly transform IT acquisition. Read More

  • A smoking gun for government contracting -- will it be in Trump's crosshairs?

    Steve Kelman suggests that satellite launches hold a lesson -- and a warning -- for the future of IT acquisition. Read More

  • Procurement policy and the transition sweepstakes

    While would-be Trump officials are lobbying for jobs, Steve Kelman makes the case for some fundamental policy priorities. Read More

  • Will Trump make acquisition great again?

    Steve Kelman sees signs for optimism in some of the president-elect's pronouncements. Read More

  • Donald Trump and federal procurement: Who woulda thunk it?

    Steve Kelman notes that acquisition issues have surfaced twice already for the next administration. Read More

  • An eye-opening visit to a citizen service center in China

    It's easy to assume the United States is leading the way on digitally serving the citizen. Steve Kelman argues that confidence is misplaced. Read More

  • Chatting with contractors at the Coalition for Government Procurement

    Steve Kelman takes the pulse of vendors who focus on the public sector. Read More

  • Donald Trump's management agenda?

    Steve Kelman looks for clues (and raises concerns) about how the next administration might run. Read More

  • What Dorothy's ruby slippers say about government management

    Steve Kelman argues that the Smithsonian's proposed $300,000 restoration of the shoes Judy Garland wore in "The Wizard of Oz" reflects the same mentality that produces over-engineered government IT projects. Read More

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