Steve Kelman writes that the three-year-old program that provides summer digital tech fellowships in federal agencies is drawing rave reviews from students and agency managers alike.
Steve Kelman sees a side benefit to career officials' starring role in the impeachment hearings -- and argues those public servants can and should work to shape policy debates.
Steve Kelman argues that Chinese spying through the popular video-sharing app is less of a threat than TikTok's impact on young users' brains.
Steve Kelman shares a half-dozen tips for looking and sounding more confident in front of a crowd.
A government-backed school for cyber modeled on West Point or the Naval Academy could provide military and civilian agencies sorely needed operators.
Steve Kelman considers new research on posture and perception -- and argues that Washington should take a lesson from academic debate.
If top executives won't get personally involved in your major IT projects, "consider non-IT alternatives for achieving the policy goals."
A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.
Years after OMB began pushing the idea of soft paternalism in federal programs, a GSA office is quietly leading cutting-edge efforts.
The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy takes a thoughtful approach to IT modernization.
No matter how "smart" a cybersecurity system and program is, there will always be a vulnerability if it's designed to play defense.
Steve Kelman is in Taiwan, and has some first-hand observations of the resistance to Chinese control.
To support long-term modernization initiatives, agencies must invest in skilled staff and open, automated and collaborative processes.
Cloud adoption is being driven by broader pressure on agencies and maturation of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.
In the era of big data, comprehensive CX programs are recommended for any enterprise to understand every aspect of customer interaction and perception. Though much has changed, that old adage that "the customer is always right" endures.
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Steve Kelman talks with the Navy's Justin Fanelli about lessons learned over a decade of federal agile projects.
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If agencies find themselves continually in fire-fighting mode with their security, they likely need a better security architecture -- not just another product.
CIOs can use hard data to help add value to the modernization discussion.
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