Jim Honchar, deputy secretary for HR, Pennsylvania
Cover story

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.

Current Special Report / Big Data and Analytics in Government

The most recent Center for Digital Government Public CIO Special Report sheds light on the technology requirements for increasing amounts of data and the governance necessary to make sound judgements based on analytics - including the benefits, challenges and real-life examples of implementing big data analytics initiatives.

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.


Public Workers and the Changing Nature of Work

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

Cybersecurity Strategies

When Technology Is Good, it Sells Itself

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


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.