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IT Blogs

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Reemergence of cloud services in the federal space [Commentary]

The federal government is experiencing a renewed interest in the cloud. There is a full-court press…

Federal IT modernization myths [Commentary]

As some agencies mentally trip over traditional barriers – such as cost, resources and time – the bu…

7 steps for a successful IT consolidation [Commentary]

Focusing solely on the technical aspects of consolidation at the expense of human considerations can…

Black Swans: Are you prepared? [Commentary]

We know that Black Swans will emerge. Are you prepared? There’s no excuse not to be; OMB’s new guida…

Management Blogs

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Leadership coaching can transform the federal government [Commentary]

The ability to lead is complex and not intuitive for everyone. Some people are natural leaders, but…

Lawmakers: VA bureaucracy continues to protect bad employees [Commentary]

It is virtually impossible to dismiss bad employees, no matter what they do — even committing armed…

Don’t like government? Count on our under-celebrated public servants to fix it [Commentary]

Yes, the government presents a target rich environment where critiquing waste, fraud, and abuse is c…

Achieving real transformation in federal government [Commentary]

The High Performing Agencies concept is a positive, comprehensive and integrated approach to governm…

Acquisition Blogs

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Reemergence of cloud services in the federal space [Commentary]

The federal government is experiencing a renewed interest in the cloud. There is a full-court press…

Innovating federal contracting: Be careful what you wish for [Commentary]

We’re all aware of — and perhaps have participated in — the criticism of today’s model of contractin…

Fighting federal procurement fraud [Commentary]

In recent years, fraud experts have turned to a hybrid analytical approach to fraud monitoring that…

'To Whom It May Concern' [Commentary]

A new administration is coming to town. This transition will be somewhat unusual, in that none of th…

Top issues going into the new year

What will be the new administration’s acquisition priorities? Speculation opaquely says increased ou…

Homeland Security Blogs

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Sec Kelly should call for bottom-up review of DHS cyber [Commentary]

We are at an important inflection point in our history when it comes to the benefits and risks of ad…

The cybersecurity priority for DHS in 2017

One area where DHS is certain to continue to assume a special role and profile is cybersecurity.

US Secret Service: Unsung heroes of 2016 election

While challenges persist at the Secret Service, we should all take a moment to be thankful for the e…

How the next administration will reshape DHS

Clinton and Trump have very different positions on homeland security.

Solution to cyber skills shortage: Federal cyber range

Investment in a range could solve the growing labor and skills shortage in the federal cyber workfor…

Business Insights

A federal response to cyber/physical threats

Security professionals must address the functionality and safety of crucial systems.

Obama administration can secure another win for data privacy

The Obama administration should implement the Privacy Shield agreement as soon as possible to addres…

An incremental approach to the citizen experience

If we focus on incremental change within our spans of control, everyone in the agency has the power…

How workforce management technology eases budget pressure

Workforce management solutions control operational costs while offering tools to create a more produ…

The new priority of government: citizen customer service

Better service makes the public and the agency employees happier.

Don't Miss

Another step toward a more inclusive workforce

Every year, billions of taxpayer dollars are spent on consulting services, training and software dev…

Army releases cloud computing strategy

Moving to cloud advances the Army's objective to reduce our ownership, operation and sustainment of…

Hashmi: On leaving GSA

Serving at GSA has been an honor. I have worked with incredibly intelligent and hard working leaders…