Some attacks against the corporate world can have national security consequences, further validating the need for public-private partnerships.
A provision in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act would bring significant benefits to DOD IT acquisition.
After the president's provocative appearance with Russia's Vladimir Putin, Steve Kelman finds that some measured, establishment IT leaders are speaking out.
Steve Kelman reports that changes to the micropurchase threshold have opened the door to buying services by government credit card -- and predicts that the impact could be huge.
Attention and criticism have focused on the proposed org-chart changes, Alan Balutis notes, but the real opportunities lie elsewhere.
The potential benefits of Other Transaction Authority are being threatened by legacy IT incumbents looking out for their bottom line.
Are there ways to motivate employees to work harder and perform better other than through monetary incentives?
With the Trump administration's government reorganization plan out, it's worth examining strategies for how to balance demands for budget cuts with big-picture organizational change.
As DOD modernizes, make better use of its vast data stores is essential.
Steve Kelman reports on how the military is applying agile and DevOps to Pentagon-scale projects.
Why data veracity is key to ensuring that business insights are reliable.
Defense Department digital experts were invited to speak at the recent CfA Summit, and some attendees took offense. Steve Kelman argues that civic tech should embrace such debates.
Cloud presents some unique problems for contracting officers, and addressing those ambiguities would pay big dividends.
Steve Kelman applauds another effort to share knowledge across the contractor community.
The federal government's leading evangelist of shared services explains why it makes sense to bring payroll to the cloud.
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Steve Kelman notes (happily) that federal workers are being viewed as real people, rather than part of the problem.
Steve Kelman shares some surprising evidence on what really gives would-be contractors pause.
Steve Kelman shares a compelling argument that agencies should skip the buzzwords and simply embrace the principles of better software development.
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