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CIOs are transitioning from a tactical, infrastructure focus to a more agile, application-centric mindset.
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Rather than being hampered by their size, large IT contractors are uniquely positioned to support the government's efforts to innovate.
Steve Kelman applauds a new report, and its potential for pushing smart management under the next president.
Steve Kelman argues that acquisition professionals need more room for discretion, not less.
With well thought-out design, useful analytics, and a truly custom experience for end users, citizen experience can be improved dramatically.
An analysis of five solicitations for contracts worth a total of $7 billion revealed a lack of clarity in agency RFPs
Seville Government Consulting's Jaime Gracia argues that to solve its technology challenges, the government should turn to the small-business community.
Steve Kelman looks at the potential -- and potential risks -- of letting algorithms drive government decision-making.
Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make.
New survey shows agency CIOs, CTOs and CISOs agree on the needs, and lament the slow pace of progress.
Steve Kelman sees potential in a public-domain piano experiment.
Steve Kelman has ideas for helping innovative firms clear the hurdles to doing business with the government.
Steve Kelman shares a longtime executive's less-than-rosy report on federal IT.
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Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
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