Accountability and Performance Weekly – June 16-22

White House Proposes a Massive Reorganization of Federal Agencies
Charles Clark, Government Executive
The Trump administration released a blueprint for a massive overhaul of the federal bureaucracy, one that if implemented would touch virtually every agency and the way all Americans receive government services.

White House proposes wide-ranging government reorg
Chase Gunter, Federal Computer Week
A White House plan to reorganize and consolidate agencies across government includes changes to federal employee services and customer experience.

What’s inside Trump’s major government overhaul
Jessie Bur, Federal Times
OMB released its sweeping plan for government reorganization, which includes drastic changes to agency structures and responsibilities.

The Tech Side of Trump’s Plan to Reorganize Government
Aaron Boyd and Frank Konkel, Nextgov
The plans would force government to get digital, as well as improve the way it provides services to citizens.

OPM Would Lose Its Independence, Service Functions Under Reorganization Plan
Erich Wagner, Government Executive
The administration’s reorganization plan includes a proposal to transfer nearly all of OPM’s service responsibilities and to remove the agency’s independent status.

Data analytics will fuel the future of military readiness
Andrew Churchill, Federal Computer Week
As DOD modernizes, making better use of its vast data stores is essential.

New Technologies Pose Ethical Challenges for Agencies
Darcie Piechowski, Government Executive
Officials need to ensure efforts to modernize are not in conflict with essential moral principles.

White House Inaugurates ‘Gears of Government’ Awards for Exceptional Performance
Charles Clark, Government Executive
Agencies will nominate employees who advance the mission, customer service or stewardship.

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