The government lacks the workforce to handle the exponential growth of information and information assets.
Automating routine citizen services will allow federal employees to focus on more creative and fulfilling tasks.
Despite some alarmist headlines about the transfer of a key internet architecture function, the fact remains that the U.S. cannot relinquish control that it does not have.
Steve Kelman wants you to vote for the People's Choice Awards from the Partnership for Public Service.
Most agencies have the data and domain knowledge needed to drive innovation. Now they need a culture that attracts and nurtures the necessary talent.
A new report offers a range of suggestions for encouraging and sustaining innovation in government.
Steve Kelman contends that a recent report on agencies' prize challenges tells only half the success story.
Data leaks are impossible to reverse, so the best strategy is to prevent intruders from having prolonged, unfettered access to systems in the first place.
Steve Kelman suggest some summer reading for those seeking to understand "the new normal" of cyber threats.
Agencies can't afford the risk that comes with IT Death Stars.
Salary isn't going to do it, but FCW's cartoonist notes that government boasts some benefits Silicon Valley can't match.
A recent directive on using individuals’ social media activity in the security clearance process is a good first step, but it could go even further.
Dedicated innovation shops are in vogue, but a culture of user-centered thinking can be put to work in any corner of government.
Steve Kelman explores the research on workplace stress occupations -- and offers some suggestions for dealing with it constructively.
IT modernization is a risky endeavor, and agencies too often overlook the human factor.
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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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