Excellence in Government

Why Is Facebook Failing To Follow The Basic Rules Of Crisis Management? arrowThe rules were written 36 years ago. Facebook should heed them.

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Excellence in Government

Ditch The Theater Of Consensus Decision-Making With This Easy Checklist arrowDoing this first can save a lot of hassle later.

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Excellence in Government

Should I Acknowledge My Weaknesses With My Boss? arrowIn the age of radical transparency, telling your boss about your shortcomings seems like ...

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The Return of the Iraq War Argument arrowThe North Korea debate shows the enduring attraction of "preventive war."

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Play of the Day: What Trump Wants to Talk About With Mueller arrowThe president can talk about a few things, but not everything.

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Analysis: Five Myths About Pentagon Weapons Programs arrowAs the service secretaries converge on Capitol Hill to talk acquisition reform, it’s ...

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Pay & Benefits

Winter Storm Closes Agencies in Washington Area arrowEmergency employees and those scheduled to telework are still expected to report.

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Route Fifty

States Push for Outstanding Election Security Funds Ahead of Midterms arrowSecretaries of state are adamant they lack the money needed to ...

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Route Fifty

Carson Says 'Opportunity Zones' Could Serve as CDBG Substitute arrow"I suspect we may be asking ourselves: 'How can we use all this money?'" ...

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How Mapping And Data Could Make The Census Cheaper arrowThe tool can help the bureau tailor outreach efforts and find potential employees.

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President’s Management Agenda Is All About IT Modernization arrowAdministration leaders unveiled the agenda in Kansas City, Missouri, ...

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Riding the Acquisition Innovation Avalanche image description A slew of new management and legislative initiatives is allowing agencies to buy technology faster and more in line with commercial practices. Read more

There’s a Crisis of Meaning in Government Service image description Public service is a noble calling. It’s time to connect with that larger purpose. Read more

7 Requirements for Successfully Managing Government Reform image description Public sector transformation can be successful if pursued the right way. Read more

Performance Management is Not a Contest image description The administration is sending the wrong message with its fund for targeted pay incentives. Read more


Migrating Intelligently: Strategic Considerations in Federal Cloud Procurement image description Cloud technology has come a long way since the announcement of a 'cloud first' policy in 2011. Federal organizations can now choose from public, private, and hybrid services, but choosing the right tool is not always straightforward.

DoD CIO Sets Sights on Software-Defined Data Center to Deliver Secure, Modernized Cloud-Based Environment image description The US Defense Department engaged on a project with Virtustream to reduce IT costs and improve cybersecurity by building a forward-thinking hybrid cloud environment using software-defined networking and security techniques.

Inside Digital Health Platforms image description Virtually all healthcare providers are already using electronic health record (EHR) technology, but EHRs alone can’t deliver the promise of digital transformation due to the fragmentation and inconsistency of data collected from so many different sources.

Augmented and virtual realities are the future of medicine image description Yesterday’s miracle of innovation is often today’s standard technology ready to be improved, and medical scanning is no exception.

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