The new law codifies an existing governance framework for performance across government by designating chief operating officers in each major agency and requiring the designation of program improvement officers in each agency. It also authorizes a governm
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.
The new law revises agency annual performance planning requirements under GPRA by requiring a link between the performance goals in the annual plan with the goals in their strategic plans. The plans also must describe the strategies and resources agencies
The new law revises agency strategic planning requirements under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) by changing when they are prepared to align with presidential terms of office, requires greater cross-agency alignment of goals and programs
This post is the first in a series on the recently-passed Government Performance and Results 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 pro
Inducement prizes – as opposed to “recognition” prizes such as the Nobel or Pulitzer prizes – are a growing element of how government is trying to spur innovation in solving tough problems both inside and outside the government, notes Annie Lowrey in a re