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  • Innovation in government can come from anywhere

    Steve Kelman sees potential in a public-domain piano experiment. Read More

  • A sobering take on government contractors: What can be done?

    Steve Kelman has ideas for helping innovative firms clear the hurdles to doing business with the government. Read More

  • A sobering take on government contractors

    Steve Kelman shares a longtime executive's less-than-rosy report on federal IT. Read More

  • Vote for your favorite fed

    Steve Kelman wants you to vote for the People's Choice Awards from the Partnership for Public Service. Read More

  • Challenge.gov takes wing

    Steve Kelman contends that a recent report on agencies' prize challenges tells only half the success story. Read More

  • A great primer on cyber

    Steve Kelman suggest some summer reading for those seeking to understand "the new normal" of cyber threats. Read More

  • The secret to handling stress

    Steve Kelman explores the research on workplace stress occupations -- and offers some suggestions for dealing with it constructively. Read More

  • A new face of interagency collaboration

    The Urban Waters Federal Partnership's entrepreneurial spirit and flair for true collaboration should be a model for other cross-agency efforts. Read More

  • How to negotiate with a liar

    Deception and half-truths are almost a given in many negotiations, Steve Kelman notes, but there are strategies that can maximize the other party's candor. Read More

  • Government gets a pat on the back for encouraging internal dissent

    Steve Kelman notes that federal agencies have developed a range of valuable techniques for avoiding groupthink. Read More

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