What Agencies Get From Taking Leadership Roles In New Shared Services Regime

NextGov: The Trump administration is touting its new shared services strategy as a boon for agencies across government in need of reliable, standardized services. But the agencies taking the lead on this effort—the Quality Service Management Offices, or QSMOs—are in it for more than altruism.

The Office of Management and Budget announced the new policy Friday, including kicking off with four agencies designated as QSMO leads in four function areas: the General Services Administration for human resources transactions; Treasury Department for financial management services; Health and Human Services Department for grants management; and the Homeland Security Department for cybersecurity.

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