Posts Tagged: Goals

Creating Networks that Work

CAP Goals with John Kamensky by cdorobek How will the 14 newly-designated cross-agency priority goal leaders organize to achieve the goals they’ve committed to achieve? There’s a practical guide book that can help. The President’s FY 2013 budget announced the first set of cross-agency priority goals – seven focus on mission-related goals such as doublingRead… Read more »

Agency Priority Goals: Playing Hide-and-Seek

The FY 2013 budget identifies 103 Agency Priority Goals. They were created in response to requirements in the new GPRA Modernization Act, but the creation of priority goals was initially inspired by an early Obama performance initiative that administratively identified agency “high priority performance goals” after he took office in 2009. It’s a solid start,Read… Read more »

How do you respond to “How’ve you been”?

How many times this week have you been asked the question, “How’ve you been?” or its cousin “How are you?” We’ll venture a guess that if you really sat down and counted, that number could be in the hundreds. Now, how many of you have answered with a “Fine, how are you?” Was the responseRead… Read more »

GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 6

The new law includes new requirements for quarterly reviews and progress assessments of governmentwide and agency-level priority goals. Federal Priority Goal Reviews. According to the Senate committee report, the new law: “attempts to lay out a process for reviewing progress towards the federal government priority goals on, at minimum, a quarterly basis. For each federalRead… Read more »

GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 5

The new law includes new requirements that the governmentwide performance plan (already required by GPRA) include cross-cutting priority goals and it requires agencies to set priority goals as well – and each has to consult with Congress in the development of these goals. The original GPRA requires OMB to develop a governmentwide annual performance plan.Read… Read more »

GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 4

The new law revises agency performance reporting requirements under GPRA by shifting its emphasis from annual reporting to more regular reporting. It also creates a forcing mechanism that requires OMB to take action on agency “unmet” goals. Agency Performance Updates. According to the Senate committee report, the new law: “. . . requires agencies toRead… Read more »

GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 Explained: # 1

This post is the first in a series on the recently-passed GPRA Modernization Act of 2010. The bill is 19 pages long and the media has not provided the level of detail that a performance wonk might find helpful. So I’ll be providing summaries and extracts from law and the Senate committee report over theRead… Read more »

What We’ve Accomplished in 2010

Hey everyone – Happy New years! First of all I want to thank everyone for an amazing 2010 at GovLoop. We’ve spent the last few weeks highlighting the best of GovLoop content from blogs, discussions, to groups. But outside of great content, I’d love to thank everyone for what we’ve accomplished together this year asRead… Read more »