Steve Kelman notes that one of the most important enablers of innovation is a governmentwide entity to provide coaching and air cover.
The chairman and ranking member of the IT Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee urge colleagues to pass information sharing legislation that preserves privacy, and to push government to abandon obsolete, risky technology.
Steve Kelman applauds the effort to channel commodity IT buys into three major GWACS, but argues that settling on five basic configurations is a step too far.
Users of certain U.S. government services can now rate their customer experience in one easy step, bringing a big smile to Steve Kelman's face.
If Dell pulls the pieces together correctly in its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, the combined company will be a very formidable cloud services provider in the federal market, says Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman.
Most IT organizations understand the importance of protecting data but have a blind spot regarding the security of the IT systems themselves.
Steve Kelman contends that challenges and other pay-for-success procurements are proof that government can reinvent for the better.
Steve Kelman flags another management technique that motivated agency leaders could implement today.
A technology roadmap can help agencies reap the benefits FITARA has to offer. Here are the four stages of a successful effort.
Steve Kelman takes heart that so many agency heads are leading "STAT"-style meetings.
The co-chairs of ACT-IAC's FITARA Implementation Project unveil its first tool for agency IT leaders.
Instead of focusing on breaching the perimeter, attackers have increasingly shifted to compromising the human layer.
Steve Kelman asserts that the emphasis on contracting's front end is unwise -- and that subject-specific expertise is sorely needed for better contract management.
To avoid massive data breaches in the future, the government must address its cumbersome acquisition process and misguided IT security practices.
Effective implementation of FITARA is the government’s best hope to address decades of mismanagement and make IT systems more secure.
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