Accountability and Performance Weekly – January 30-February 5

Performance Management
Performance-based budgeting gets a kick in the pants for 2017 budget
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) authored a provision instructing OMB to ensure budget plans are linked more directly to performance measures as required under the GPRA Modernization Act.

Government Reorganization 2016: No Magic Wand
John Kamensky, Business of Government
Bipartisan legislation was introduced last year to create a board that would make recommendations to “transform” government. With public trust in government at an all-time low, is there an appetite to act?

State Spending and the Search for Hidden Efficiencies
Charles Chieppo, Governing
It shouldn’t take a budget crisis like the one Kansas is dealing with to force a government to look for more ways to save taxpayer money.

Why the Next President Must Make Government More Collaborative
Don Kettl and Robert O’Neill, Government Executive
Failure to act before the next crisis — and there will be one — could doom the next administration.

New Report Explores the Use of Social Tools to Improve Interagency Collaboration
Dan Chenok, Business of Government
A new report on lessons learned from the use of internal collaborative tools across the intelligence community.

Open Government
GAO frets about ambiguity in Data Act standards
Chase Gunter, Federal Computer Week
GAO says some data element definitions offered by Treasury and OMB are potentially unclear, inconsistent and open to interpretation.

Commerce opens school for data
Zach Noble, Federal Computer Week
A new push is aimed at teaching users how to effectively put Commerce data to good use.

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