The Best of 2016

The authors posted many articles in 2016 to keep our readers informed. These are some of our (and your) favorites.

Every year at this time, we like to take a moment to reflect on the events of the past year. For, that means looking back at the articles we have posted over the course of the last year.

We are fortunate and thankful to have a talented group of authors writing for us who offer our users the benefit of their expertise and experience on issues of importance to the federal community. Because of them, it makes it possible for us to provide our readers with the wide variety of articles that you read on our site each day.

These were some of our favorite articles from 2016. And as it turns out, you liked them too given their popularity.

Our thanks to all of you who visit the network of sites each day to stay informed. We wish you all the best in 2017!

About the Author

Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of He has over 20 years of combined experience in media and government services, having worked at two government contracting firms and an online news and web development company prior to his current role at FedSmith.