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Rather than getting to the point of no return, agencies should manage cybersecurity through preventative action, technological excellence, hygiene and training.
Data can mislead, Steve Kelman notes, but the most common risk factors are relatively easy to spot.
The policies are now properly aligned, but successful execution will require structural changes.
Steve Kelman digs deeper into the ways non-traditional contractors are changing the federal IT community.
Agencies that embrace transparency, collaboration and meritocracy as foundational values will have more success adapting to a fast-moving and increasingly ambiguous future.
Steve Kelman stresses the importance of keeping politics out of procurement.
Steve Kelman sees signs that new firms are becoming the new normal.
Meeting the expectations of end users and agency leaders means ensuring applications perform at the same levels or better once they are operating in the cloud.
Steve Kelman notes encouraging signs that an essential function is being taken more seriously.
Steve Kelman digs into a surprisingly robust internal operation -- and the benefits it's bringing.
Federal agencies should adapt external engagement models from corporate venture capital to take advantage of innovation in the commercial sector.
A study about everyday honesty may have implications for managers who want to set standards for good behavior in their organizations.
A chief data officer can drive strategy and execution, but a vision where every employee is empowered by data requires leaders at all levels helping to create an environment where the right business and mission processes and business analytic tools become the center piece of decisions.
While agencies have largely passed previous deadlines, this could be the most difficult mandate to date.
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