Certain government missions require custom-designed IT systems, but agencies need not reinvent the wheel.
Steve Kelman suggests that satellite launches hold a lesson -- and a warning -- for the future of IT acquisition.
Advice for career federal executives navigating the awkward "in-between" time of a presidential transition.
While would-be Trump officials are lobbying for jobs, Steve Kelman makes the case for some fundamental policy priorities.
A former agency CIO argues that three key initiatives should drive the federal IT agenda.
Steve Kelman sees signs for optimism in some of the president-elect's pronouncements.
For most agencies, storage efficiency lies below the surface in secondary data stores.
As federal CIOs make the shift from managing infrastructure to managing applications, they also need to change their mindset about procurement.
The former Department of Veterans Affairs CIO shows how successful development and use of open source software requires collaboration, transparency and a commitment to management.
Steve Kelman notes that acquisition issues have surfaced twice already for the next administration.
It's easy to assume the United States is leading the way on digitally serving the citizen. Steve Kelman argues that confidence is misplaced.
By analyzing data on workforce needs and hiring efforts, agencies can take the lead in the race to recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals.
The president-elect has hinted at his management priorities. Alan Balutis pulls all those clues into one place.
Steve Kelman takes the pulse of vendors who focus on the public sector.
The need to modernize federal IT transcends politics, one industry exec argues, and we already have the tools to make it happen.
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Steve Kelman finds shifting influences, a domain-name dispute and some questionable marketing campaigns.
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 takes issue with jargon that serves mainly to create artificial distinctions from the private sector.
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