Implementing modern procurement technology and best practices is an investment, not an expense, which will deliver returns over time.
Disruptive technologies, customer experience, security are coming to the fore in the federal IT landscape.
Steve Kelman suggests that the source-selection changes, while not without risk, should be put to the test.
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.
The growth of IoT combined with the increased complexity of network environments has the potential to create a perfect security storm. CDM can help agencies manage this growing complexity at scale.
Leaders tend to overlook the fact that implementing intelligent automation means a full commitment to a digital-first operating model, in which technology is supported by people, and not the other way around.
When IT leaders only have a high-level view into their existing IT landscape and information gathering is ad hoc and time-consuming, the level of risk associated with decision-making is greatly heightened.
An organization can't put a blockchain vision in motion unless employees understand and buy into the impact it will have on them, the entire organization and its business processes
Steve Kelman finds shifting influences, a domain-name dispute and some questionable marketing campaigns.
Steve Kelman takes issue with jargon that serves mainly to create artificial distinctions from the private sector.
With visibility into networks, CISOs will be able to make smart risk-based decisions about where to implement resources.
Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization.
Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments.
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Steve Kelman talks with the Navy's Justin Fanelli about lessons learned over a decade of federal agile projects.
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If agencies find themselves continually in fire-fighting mode with their security, they likely need a better security architecture -- not just another product.
CIOs can use hard data to help add value to the modernization discussion.
A government-backed school for cyber modeled on West Point or the Naval Academy could provide military and civilian agencies sorely needed operators.
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