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President George W. Bush meets with Dan Bartlett, center, and Josh Bolten in the Oval Office Jan. 9, 2003.  White House photo by Eric Draper.
The Deputy Director for Mgmt
PMA updates, best practices, and general information.
Grading Implementation of the PMA.
Human Capital
Initiative updates, best practices, and general information.
Commercial Services Management
Initiative updates, best practices, and general information.
Improving Financial Performance
Initiative updates, best practices, and general information.
Initiative updates, best practices, and general information.
Performance Improvement
Initiative updates, best practices, and general information.
Sharing Best Practices
Stories of achieving breaktrough results in government.
The Five Initiatives

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Strategic Management of Human Capital
Advancing the Strategic Management of Human Capital
November 8, 2006 - "Agencies fulfilled an ambitious schedule of milestones toward the government wide goal of establishing robust systems for strategic human capital management." More

A 21st Century Approach to Attracting Talent
Improving Performance Management in Government
Advancing the Strategic Management of Human Capital
Advancing the Strategic Management of Human Capital
Continued Progress in Human Capital - May 2, 2005
Human Capital: Citizen-centered, Results-oriented, and Market-based - October 25, 2004
Agencies Making Progress in Human Capital - July 12, 2004


Commercial Services Management
State Department and USAID Leverage the Benefits of Competitive Sourcing
November 16, 2006 - "The Department of State completed its first standard competition -- resulting in award to the most efficient in-house organization (MEO) that will modernize printing and publishing activities for the Department." More

Public-Private Competition Helps the Corps of Engineers Improve the Efficiency of Information Technology Support Activities
OMB's "Best Value" Rules Help Improve Government Operations - May 4, 2006
Agency Competitive Sourcing Reports Show Savings Continuing to Grow -- February 2, 2006
Take Actions to Improve Accountability for Results -- November 9, 2005
Agencies Sharing Practices to Leverage the Collective Interest of Competitive Sourcing and Human Capital -- May 2, 2005 - July 21, 2005

Linda M. Combs

Improving Financial Performance
Improving the Management of Federal Grant Programs

November 16, 2006 - "The Improving Financial Performance initiative is not only about achieving clean audits, eliminating material weaknesses, and meeting financial reporting deadlines.   The initiative also requires Federal agencies to use financial information to make operations more efficient and programs more effective.  One area that typifies the Administration’s commitment to these objectives is the ongoing improvements being made to the management of Federal grant programs." More

Improving the Cost, Quality, and Performance of Financial Systems - July 26, 2006
The Right Size, Right Cost, and in the Right Condition - May 4, 2006
Financial Management Reaches New Heights - February 2, 2006

Shared Vision, Shared Goals, Shared Results - November 9, 2005

Karen Evans


Expanded Electronic Government - Karen Evans
The road once less traveled is now becoming the road everyone travels upon.
November 8, 2006 - "The E-Gov initiatives are continuing to improve and expand services to citizens, businesses and agencies alike. The recent launch of through the Federal Asset Sales initiative provides a one-stop resource for the purchase of real estate and personal property from the Federal government."

Continued Progress with New Lines of Business
E-Government Expansion with New Cross Agency Initiatives - May 4, 2006
Fostering the Development of Common Systems and Solutions - February 2, 2006

Providing Citizen Centered Results - November 9, 2005

Robert Shea

Performance Improvement - Robert Shea
Budget and Performance Integration
November 16, 2006 - "It’s been a long time since four agencies advanced to green on the Budget and Performance Integration Initiative during the same quarter. Congratulations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Education, the General Services Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution for their perseverance and, more importantly, their performance." More

Improving Programs More than One at a Time
Managing for Results: Improvement This Quarter; More to Come! - May 4, 2006
Expect More - November 9, 2005

Sharing Best Practices - July 21, 2005

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