Many agencies still create multi-billion-dollar budgets in Excel spreadsheets, making it difficult to avoid the exact kind of waste the Office of Management and Budget wants to eliminate.
New technologies are bringing citizens into the halls of government, and redefining how citizens collaborate in the future.
Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce.
Steve Kelman sees several reasons to be optimistic about the administration's new initiative to spark innovation in government management.
Agencies have taken admirable, if cautious, steps to modernize their IT, but wholesale change is needed. Proposed budget cuts just might force that to happen.
The author argues that government could eliminate identity-based breaches by 2021, if agencies leverage advances in identity management under CDM.
Alan Balutis argues that government needs a good shake-up.
Grants will likely require sharped mission and performance, with many of the funding decisions devolving to the states.
To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.
Steve Kelman digs into the administration's budget blueprint, and finds clear signs of continuity for improving government management.
An advocate for the VistA system warns a rush to commercial electronic health records could come with serious risks.
A new report shows how, through effective implementation of proven commercial best practice to operations across government, citizens can benefit from over $1 trillion in value over the next decade.
Steve Kelman makes the case that using the word "comply" can have unintended consequences.
The Obama administration improved government technology, but the Trump team must push it further forward.
Steve Kelman argues "The Art of the Deal" offers a possible path to more constructive oversight.
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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.
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