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.
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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.
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It takes a deliberate, concerted effort from experts to carefully untangle all the threads of bad software development practices and return the effort to coherence.
As agencies push modernization, they should ditch risky spreadsheets and leverage automation to improve budgeting processes.
A sense of urgency is important, but agencies must map a clear path forward before rushing in.
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Modernizing and moving to the cloud only works if agencies have the connectivity to take full advantage.
Steve Kelman reports on the results of a project-based Kennedy School course on public-sector innovation.
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The General Data Protection Regulation's effects already are being felt far beyond the European Union.
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