As agencies consolidate their IT infrastructures and move to the cloud, infrastructure performance management becomes critical.
Outdated security models rarely address insider threats, argues John Sellers, and perimeter defense and background checks are not going to keep attackers out.
Steve Kelman applauds the OMB's move to make career employees "goal leaders" for performance management initiatives -- but wishes it had come far earlier in the administration.
Resist the pressure to jump right in, and make sure there is clarity on these fundamental goals and scope.
Steve Kelman warns that retrograde attitudes risk undercutting efforts that would be in everyone's interest.
Steve Kelman contends that the differences are irreconcilable -- but that government should still be looking for the notable exceptions.
Kymm McCabe warns that overly aggressive oversight is costing a fortune and killing off needed communication.
Steve Kelman takes the press to task for its "good news is no news" mentality.
By answering the questions in five core areas, IT leaders can see whether they are on the right path with their IT portfolio management practices
Delivering business outcomes with continuously changing IT portfolios requires project managers to have a more entrepreneurial skill set.
Steve Kelman wonders what the trend toward "alone together" means for real connectivity.
Bob Stevens contends that the Pentagon's test program is proof of BYOD's importance.
Steve Kelman notes the growing use of analytics in core agency missions.
Goals are good, but reporting requirements can easily get out of hand.
Cybercrime is too serious to rely solely on network defenses, Peter Harrell argues.
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