The agency software inventories required under the draft category management policy will be treasure maps that lead to efficient, effective, streamlined buying and unprecedented savings.
What contracting officer representatives really think is needed to fix contract management.
A combination of public cloud and open-source technology could help agencies bridge the analytics gap.
To be effective in their security efforts, agencies must be proactive -- using cyber analytics and cognitive-based systems to develop true security intelligence.
To secure the talent they need, agencies must either find a way boost pay or fundamentally change the government-contractor relationship.
Signature-based security and outdated data strategies are just two of the challenges that need serious government-wide attention.
Steve Kelman spotlights new research that shows several "best practices" do indeed measurably improve organizational performance.
Steve Kelman talks to a longtime contracting officer about the realities of making agile work for an agency.
The recently announced changes to one of the government’s most important security programs are a good start, but additional fixes are needed.
Steve Kelman talks with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services CIO Mark Schwartz about the practical matters of past performance evaluations and continued discourse.
Excess IT spending represents a major cost cutting opportunity for the federal government. To make this happen, government IT leaders must adopt a new model that aligns and shares resources across department lines.
Steve Kelman explores what it takes to make sure managers are measuring the right things.
Informal experts can be an agency's best resource for critical data calls -- but only if the relationship is properly managed.
Steve Kelman digs into just what's required by the FAR, and finds it's remarkably agile-friendly.
Limiting the impact of open source policy to a time- and scope-constrained pilot forgoes a unique and long-needed opportunity to modernize government, argues a leading open source advocate.
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