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9 Key Steps to Cyber-Preparation

We are dealing with a systemic crisis-critical government information is being hacked and falling...


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Defining and Achieving Efficiency in Government

Inefficient and ineffective federal agency programs have been chronicled for eons. Most of the...


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Leadership Get Ready

We need our federal employees-career executives and managers-to be prepared for the upcoming...


Don't Wait for Congress to Improve Agency Effectiveness

We've all heard the stories -- programs that cost too much, duplication and fragmentation, fraud,...


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Batter Up: 5 Things Workforce Planners Can Learn From Fantasy Baseball

It's that time of year again. Baseball superfans know what I'm talking about. It's time to draft...


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How to Give Your Brand's Website a Facelift

Recently, I led a project team tasked with making a client's website a more effective communications...


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Do These 6 Things Now to Prepare for the DATA Act

By now everyone is familiar with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) passed...


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6 Simple Fixes for the Federal Procurement Process

As the largest buyer of goods and services in the world, our government has a rigorous procurement...


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What the Left and the Right Can Learn from the Center

In politics, the person in the middle is confusing. Republican politicians such as Senator Ted Cruz...


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A Basic Big Data Introduction for Non-Technical Leaders

Most companies, outside of large analytics-oriented shops like Google and Amazon, have struggled to...