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President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposals actually invest in programs that demonstrate effectiveness, and he invests in generating new knowledge about what works through more evidence and evaluation.
While the headlines about the president’s new budget focus on the big numbers, there is a significant…Continue
“Start with what you have,” is the advice consultants recommend to organizations that are just launching a performance measurement initiative. And OMB has now issued guidance to that effect, encouraging agencies to use existing program administrative data in new ways.
The Obama Administration has championed “…Continue
GAO has issued a series of reports over the past three years identifying more than 80 areas where there is potential duplication and overlap. It observes that “agencies face a range of barriers when they attempt to work collaboratively.”
On occasions, the Government Accountability Office breaks the mold for its reports and…Continue
Silicon Valley is known for its technology, not its management, innovations. But some of its management innovations are worth looking at. Netflix’s HR policies rank right up there when it threw out the standard playbook!
Former Netflix chief talent officer, Patty McCord, describes…Continue
Federal agencies this year will be subject to a new statutory requirement. A new law requires the Office of Management and Budget to annually determine if agency programs meet goals set out in their annual performance plans. To do this, OMB has created a new review process.
A provision of the…Continue