performance management

  • The future of performance reviews

    Dr. Janice Presser, CEO of the Gabriel Institute and Grant Thornton’s Virginia Gibson will discuss the importance of performance reviews and how to improve them. June 20, 2014

  • Performance management and the DATA act

    Jon Desenberg from the Performance Institute, Bethany Blakey of the Performance Improvement Council, and Hudson Hollister of the Data Transparency Coalitition will participate in a roundtable discussion of federal performance management and the DATA Act. May 23, 2014

  • OMB’s Cobert says new performance goals to ‘drive tangible outcomes’

    In the fiscal 2015 budget request to Congress, the White House detailed 15 cross-agency priority goals and almost 100 agency-specific goals. The goals and new strategic plans are laying the groundwork for agencies to continue to improve mission delivery and operations over the next two years.

  • HUD’s Danzig heading to OMB to lead performance office

    Lisa Danzig is slated to become OMB’s associate director for personnel and performance. She would replace Shelley Metzenbaum, who left in May.

  • Key trends and legacies of 2013

    Steve Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law at The George Washington University Law School, provides his “Year in Review” highlighting key trends, events and personalities (legacies) of 2013. February 11, 2014 (This is an encore presentation. This show originally aired January 14, 2014.)

  • Wildland firefighting, new contracting rules, and more

    Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies, will discuss a new program her company has started to help firefighters, and new regulations for contractors. September 20, 2013

  • Performance management – Judge not, lest ye be judged?

    Plain old good manners tell us we shouldn’t go around judging people. But in the federal HR world, entire performance rating systems are built around judging others. Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says it’s time for agency managers to think differently about how they rate their employees.

  • Progress lacking on GPRA Modernization Act

    Agencies need to do more to fully implement the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act, according to the Government Accountability Office. Forty percent of agency managers remain unfamiliar with cross-agency priority goals developed by the administration. The report also recommends agencies do more to ensure the performance information they release is both useful and used by federal managers to measure agency results.

  • Former OMB performance guru Metzenbaum lands new job

    Shelley Metzenbaum is now the president of the Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan group trying to improve trust in government. Metzenbaum left the Obama administration earlier this month.

  • Performance guru Metzenbaum leaving OMB

    OMB’s associate director of performance and personnel management is returning to Boston after four years of leading the day-to-day Obama administration performance management agenda.