GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 3

Monday, January 10th, 2011 - 11:35
Monday, January 10, 2011 - 10:27
Agency Annual Performance Plans.  The Senate committee report notes:  “GPRA requires executive agencies to develop annual performance plans covering each program activity in the agencies’ budgets.” It continues, noting that the new law:

GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 - Explained

Friday, January 7th, 2011 - 18:25
John Kamensky, Senior Fellow, IBM Center for The Business of Government explains key points of the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010.

GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 2

Friday, January 7th, 2011 - 9:50
Friday, January 7, 2011 - 08:36
Agency Strategic Plans.  According to the Senate committee report accompanying the new law:

GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 Explained: Part 1

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 - 10:46
Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 09:39
Background.  Congress recently passed – and President Obama just signed -- legislation updating the nearly 20-year-old Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).  This update effort started several years ago through the efforts of Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) then evolved more recently with support from Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and

Weekly Wrap Up: Our Top 10 List

Friday, December 31st, 2010 - 15:11
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 14:01
Here’s my Top 10 List of “Don’t Miss Information” related to Improving Federal Performance and Reducing Costs:

A budgetary "revolution" in France

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 - 18:59
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 17:56
The reform, popularly named LOLF after an August 1, 2001 constitutional amendment, defined a new architecture for the French state budget, articulated in terms of mission, programs and actions.   Unlike GPRA, it changes the entire budgetary process rather than adding results-oriented features to an otherwise unchanged process. 

Congress Hits "Refresh" Button on Results Act

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 - 15:01
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 14:56
Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) summarized the need for a refresh when he introduced his bill with bipartisan support:  "Producing information does not by itself improve performance and experts from both sides of the aisle agree that the solutions developed in 1993 have not worked.”

John M. Kamensky

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 - 12:46
Mr. Kamensky is a Senior Fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government and an Associate Partner with IBM's Global Business Services. During 24 years of public service, he had a significant role in helping pioneer the federal government's performance and results orientation. Mr. Kamensky is passionate about helping transform government to be more results-oriented, performance-based, customer-driven, and collaborative in nature.

Amending GPRA to Track Performance

Friday, May 21st, 2010 - 11:47
Friday, May 21, 2010 - 11:40
Legislation proposed by Cong.

Jonathan D. Breul

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:49
Career Overview Jonathan D. Breul was the Executive Director of the IBM Center for The Business of Government and a Partner in IBM Global Business Services. The IBM Center for The Business of Government helps public sector executives improve the effectiveness of government with practical ideas and original thinking. The Center sponsors independent research by top minds in academe and the non-profit sector, and creates opportunities for dialogue on a broad range of public management topics.