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  • New York accents, New York baseball and presidential politics

    Steve Kelman gets back to his roots, and considers the Big Apple's overtones in this year's elections. Read More

  • Are agencies collaborating with each other more than they used to?

    Steve Kelman argues that cross-agency coordination is not quite as quixotic as he once believed. Read More

  • CitizenScience.gov: Not your grandfather's GSA

    Steve Kelman checks in on the bootstrap effort to better crowdsource government research. Read More

  • A pivot to post-award

    What contracting officer representatives really think is needed to fix contract management. Read More

  • Management 101: It really does work

    Steve Kelman spotlights new research that shows several "best practices" do indeed measurably improve organizational performance. Read More

  • What getting to agile looks like from the trenches

    Steve Kelman talks to a longtime contracting officer about the realities of making agile work for an agency. Read More

  • How to approach post-award management of agile contracts

    Steve Kelman talks with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services CIO Mark Schwartz about the practical matters of past performance evaluations and continued discourse. Read More

  • Bad performance metrics revisited

    Steve Kelman explores what it takes to make sure managers are measuring the right things. Read More

  • Contracting for agile

    Steve Kelman digs into just what's required by the FAR, and finds it's remarkably agile-friendly. Read More

  • Crowdsourcing: the democratization of organizational production

    Steve Kelman argues there's more than just cost-benefit analysis behind the growing use of ground-up knowledge sharing. Read More

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