To truly benefit from shared services and the cloud, agencies should be building a repository of "microservice" business routines.
While a divided Congress might appear to be a recipe for inactivity, there are bipartisan agency priorities that could get attention in the near term worth focusing on.
Federal program managers are awash in data, but lack information. Experts and innovators in the acquisition community can help bridge the gap.
Implementing modern procurement technology and best practices is an investment, not an expense, which will deliver returns over time.
Disruptive technologies, customer experience, security are coming to the fore in the federal IT landscape.
Steve Kelman suggests that the source-selection changes, while not without risk, should be put to the test.
Steve Kelman notes (happily) that federal workers are being viewed as real people, rather than part of the problem.
Steve Kelman shares some surprising evidence on what really gives would-be contractors pause.
Steve Kelman shares a compelling argument that agencies should skip the buzzwords and simply embrace the principles of better software development.
The growth of IoT combined with the increased complexity of network environments has the potential to create a perfect security storm. CDM can help agencies manage this growing complexity at scale.
Leaders tend to overlook the fact that implementing intelligent automation means a full commitment to a digital-first operating model, in which technology is supported by people, and not the other way around.
When IT leaders only have a high-level view into their existing IT landscape and information gathering is ad hoc and time-consuming, the level of risk associated with decision-making is greatly heightened.
An organization can't put a blockchain vision in motion unless employees understand and buy into the impact it will have on them, the entire organization and its business processes
Steve Kelman finds shifting influences, a domain-name dispute and some questionable marketing campaigns.
Steve Kelman takes issue with jargon that serves mainly to create artificial distinctions from the private sector.
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Steve Kelman believes an impressive revolution is brewing in Air Force IT development management.
Cyber reskilling programs may make sense for human resources, but not as a strategy for defending critical networks.
The Section 809 report offers an opportunity to reflect on the future of federal agency tech leaders, but reports on the impending demise of CIOs at DOD may be exaggerated.
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