Accountability and Performance Weekly – April 21-27

Performance Management
White House to Meet With Federal Agencies to Ensure Enactment of Trump’s Agenda
Eric Katz, Government Executive
The White House will soon meet with all federal agencies to review their strategic plans and evaluate whether they are meeting key performance goals.

FAA ties supervisor bonuses to employee engagement improvements
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
FAA senior leaders’ performance plans and bonuses are tied, in part, to how they approach and improve their employees’ morale, mission results and their overall leadership.

Management Chief: Trump Administration Will Renew Push for Performance Pay Fund
Erich Wagner, Government Executive
OMB Deputy Director for Management Margaret Weichert said the Trump administration would push for civil service reform legislation.

How Data Geeks Can Move Their Findings Up the Ladder
Jack Corrigan, Nextgov
Tips for making sure decision-makers don’t ignore analyses.

Watchdog: Agencies Could Save $178 Billion if They Stopped Duplicating Efforts
Charles Clark, Government Executive
From programs to counteract identity theft to inspections of imported seafood to storage of military clothing, federal agencies continue to duplicate one another’s efforts and miss out on potential efficiencies.

USDS in action
Steve Kelman, Federal Computer Week
Steve Kelman digs into the actual mechanics of a U.S. Digital Service team’s partnership with a particular agency.

What Is Human-Centric Design?
Zack Quaintance, Government Technology
A philosophy regarding the creation of websites, forms and services seeks to simplify and improve constituent interactions with government.

Why is a House panel trying to get rid of one of DoD’s most successful offices?
Scott Maucione, Federal News Radio
Congress has been happy to oblige in DoD’s hunt for innovation, but this year one subcommittee wants to shutter one of the Pentagon’s innovation hubs.

OPM chief looks to elevate CHCOs
Adam Mazmanian, Federal Computer Week
Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon wants to make sure agency human capital chiefs have a seat at the top table.

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