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.
The government's digital teams have provided desperately needed skills, but government is an "at-scale" enterprise that cannot afford to wait for a small cadre of specialists to make its way around to everyone.
What happens when agencies realize that every connected device is a potential threat?
A new approach called micro-segmentation is easy to deploy, requires fewer security resources and could be the key to streamlining risk management.
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Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments.
Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization.
Steve Kelman shares what he learned on a recent 10-day visit.
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