Integrated performance management

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The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act) laid the foundation for performance management in the federal government by requiring a systematic measurement of performance. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 established more formal performance management, and required agencies to establish strategic plans and goals, in addition to reporting on performance plans. It was superseded by the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, which established new requirements, roles, and processes acknowledging the changes in management and technology over the years.

The mission of government agencies is complex and challenging, and performance management ensures that agencies continue to succeed in meeting mission goals. An integrated approach based on agile management principles provides a great opportunity for the new administration to better integrate policies and their implementation.

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This article originally appeared in the Summer edition of the Journal of Government Financial Management produced by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).