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.
Successful power users are technically curious, skilled at communication and highly organized. And they are essential to the government's data revolution.
User stories and continuous delivery are vital but count for little if fundamental needs are not being met.
Savvy agency leaders are already integrating holistic ERM into decision-making processes as they wait for new guidance from OMB.
Armed with data on their spending patterns, suppliers and markets, agencies can manage their demand for IT and shape suppliers' behavior.
Help FCW and Washington Technology identify this year's Hot Companies to Watch.
The Urban Waters Federal Partnership's entrepreneurial spirit and flair for true collaboration should be a model for other cross-agency efforts.
Cyberattacks will occur. Preparation is the key -- and civilian agencies could take a cue from the military’s sustained readiness model.
Deception and half-truths are almost a given in many negotiations, Steve Kelman notes, but there are strategies that can maximize the other party's candor.
The cloud can often exceed the security of an on-premises or legacy data center. Here's why.
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