OMB Gets High Marks for Pursuing Cross Agency Priority Goals

Government Executive: The Obama administration’s efforts to guide program managers’ work toward achieving cross-agency priority goals are paying off, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Friday.

The goals with such themes as open data, improving customer service and investing in job creation must be named, funded and tracked under the 2010 Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act. The Office of Management and Budget is tasked with working with the interagency Performance Improvement Council to see that agencies appoint goal leaders, review results, set performance measures and obtain cross-agency funding.

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