GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 4

Agency Performance Updates.  According to the Senate committee report, the new law:

“. . . requires agencies to provide a performance update at least annually, occurring no later than 150 days after the end of the fiscal year. However, agencies are encouraged to provide more frequent updates that would provide significant value to the federal government, Congress, or – as noted in the statute:  “. . . program partners at a reasonable level of administrative burden.” 

Should We Create a Performance Management Framework?

OMB last month released a memo on its next steps on improving agency performance.  Rather than defining a government-wide, all-encompassing framework, it focuses on defining a framework for agency “high priority performance goals” and tra