Management

The Path to Better Management of Government’s Huge Programs

A new law guides the way to delivering on large-scale change initiatives.

Management

Memo to OMB: Speed Kills

Setting aside the debate over what should be funded (or not), much could be achieved if the administration took a longer view.

Management

It's Time to Bury A-76—It Worked Once, But Its Day Is Past

An advocate of using competition to drive greater government efficiency explains why a decades-old outsourcing tool needs to die.

Management

This Is No Way to Run a Government

Addressing fiscal concerns doesn’t preclude improving the way agencies deliver on their missions.

Management

When Civic Degradation Tops Civic Engagement

The next president faces the difficult but essential task of restoring a sense of common purpose.

Management

We Talk Tech, But We Really Need to Talk People

Nowhere are the opportunities and barriers greater than when it comes to the workforce.

Management

The Bipartisan Forces that Could Stifle Government Innovation

Both Democrats and Republicans say they recognize the need for change, but their party platforms suggest otherwise.

Management

This Is No Way to Fix Defense Acquisition

The Senate’s plan, as spelled out in the defense authorization bill, could actually make things worse.

Management

The Pentagon Is Dodging the Real Issue on Innovation

Instead of creating another set-aside program for high-tech companies, it needs to create a more innovation-friendly acquisition system.

Management

Americans Should Demand a Serious Budget Debate

The lack of clarity and funding predictability is hurting both agencies and taxpayers.

Management

Of Politics and Procurement

Reporting campaign contributions would open the door to unintended consequences.

Management

Why Things Go Wrong

When an acquisition process is flawed, the outcome isn’t hard to predict.

Management

The Other One Percent

New sick leave rule is cumbersome for all, but benefits few.

Tech

Getting Tech to ‘Show Up’

Rolling back reforms sure won’t attract innovative players to the government market.

Management

Fixing Acquisition: An Opportunity Lost?

We are ignoring significant skills gaps at our own peril.

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