August 2014

Jim Honchar, deputy secretary for HR, Pennsylvania

Talent Management Systems Help Governments Manage Their Workforce

Governments are employing tools to help combat the growing numbers of baby boomer retirements and the challenge of attracting a new generation of employees into public service.

Will You Soon be Training your Robot Replacement?

From drone fleet engineers to autonomous vehicle managers, new, specialized roles will take the place of many traditional public-sector jobs.

Retaining the IT Workforce

CIOs modify career paths to boost retention of technical staff.

Maker Movement Rescues San Francisco Tech Entrepreneur

One man's story shows why cities are nurturing local innovation communities.

Cybersecurity Strategies

Cybersecurity's History Provides Lessons for the Future

How things like the NSA, 9/11 and Y2K have influenced where security is headed.

Introduction

Public Workers and the Changing Nature of Work

Governments and workers will need to plan for a more sophisticated workplace.

CIO2

When Technology Is Good, it Sells Itself

The technology industry is, thankfully, free from the hard sales tactics used by some sectors.

FastGov

The Big Leagues: Government Must Reclaim its Role as a Driver in the Innovation Economy

Government is more than a venture capitalist with patience or a market fixer, and is uniquely able to take on the crazy risks of failure.

Book Review

Making Innovation Safe for Government (Again)

In his first book, former U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sets out to do nothing less than recover and redeem government’s reputation for innovation.

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