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'To Whom It May Concern' [Commentary]

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

Legacy of civil rights progress at USDA [Commentary]

Under Secretary Tom Vilsack’s leadership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come a long way ove…

Keeping America’s civil service great: New Year’s resolutions for 2017

We’ve just begun another new year, and in keeping with tradition, it’s time for some resolutions.

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Cybersecurity in the Age of IoT: 5 best practices for government

Security for the Internet of Things should be a top priority for the federal government as IoT devic…

Federal crowdsourcing is here to stay – hopefully

As the Obama administration prepares to give way to the Trump administration, one area in which ther…

Navigating uncertainty with risk management

Movement to enterprise risk management by OMB through its overhaul of Circular A-123 signals a new d…

Increasing citizen engagement through social, mobile, analytics and cloud

Today’s federal agencies have ranked mobile devices, data analytics tools and cloud computing techno…

What’s next for government security, compliance

As 2017 approaches, organizations and businesses may look back at 2016 as the most defining year to…

Management Blogs

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'To Whom It May Concern' [Commentary]

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

Legacy of civil rights progress at USDA [Commentary]

Under Secretary Tom Vilsack’s leadership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come a long way ove…

Keeping America’s civil service great: New Year’s resolutions for 2017

We’ve just begun another new year, and in keeping with tradition, it’s time for some resolutions.

OPM integration plan will improve federal HR experience

USA Suite: integrating human capital management services to help government innovate and operate eff…

How to successfully navigate the presidential transition

There is confusion, but confusion is the highest state of learning. It is the moment when an individ…

Acquisition Blogs

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'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…

The coming impact of 'disruptive' technology on acquisition

What legislation, policy and talking points haven’t delivered, technology eventually will.

Changing the role of contract managers

Technology and professional change is aligning contract management roles and reducing the need for t…

Contracting officers: The weakest links?

Stop the contracting officer blame game. Acquisition “takes a village.”

Homeland Security Blogs

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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…

Emerging focus on cyberthreats to energy infrastructure

The expanding cybersecurity focus on energy infrastructure by both the public and private sectors is…

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…

5 steps to successfully implement organizational change

Federal agencies need a change management strategy that involves gathering evidence, meticulously ou…

Agencies need cyber risk strategies for modern adversaries

Implementing traditional cybersecurity defenses alone no longer suffices for today’s agencies. A hol…

Implement black swan modeling to avoid government catastrophes

Agencies need to be prepared for the unknown. No one had ever seen a black swan ... until they had.

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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…