Elections are increasingly driven by systems that combine the power of social media and big data to connect with citizens. Those same principles can help agency IT as well.
The obstacles are many, but the Open Standard's Matt Rosenberg argues that database innovations could help build public awareness of IGs' vital work.
A key contributor to Clinger-Cohen argues that federal IT has failed to take advantage of the tools that law provided.
Steve Kelman suggests that Harvard's performance culture could offer lessons for federal agencies.
An open cloud -- supporting open source, open standards and interoperability -- can drive innovation and boost citizen participation in government.
Steve Kelman notes that agency managers have options that may not be covered in the legal letter of an agreement.
A decade after the 9/11 Commission identified agencies' reluctance to share information as a dangerous shortcoming, the government is moving in the right direction.
Steve Kelman takes a break from acquisition and IT to report on his latest travels.
Steve Kelman applauds the IDEA Lab experiments -- and explains what it will take to make real changes stick.
Cartoonist John Klossner on the telltale indicators that not everything is running through the CIO.
Alan Balutis argues we should let CIOs perform as the Clinger-Cohen Act intended before reinventing the role yet again.
Recent research supports what economists have long argued: Sustained collaboration adds real value, but you have to work at it!
Clear and measurable goals can turn information-sharing into real performance gains.
We need to end the 'conspiracy of hope' and embrace agile development as the best way to avoid fiascos on the scale of HealthCare.gov, writes Asynchrony's David Elfanbaum.
The database giant was effectively launched via agency contracts. That's not a bad thing, Steve Kelman notes, but it begs the question of when government should go beyond basic research and standard procurement.
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