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The GEAR Center Challenge is Now Open - Submit Your Ideas Today

By Performance.gov Team · May 08, 2019
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The General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget are excited to launch the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center Challenge.

Tags: 2019

Defining IT Centralization

By Erin Strenio, Content Designer at 18F and Amy Ashida, UX Designer at 18F · April 08, 2019
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Ever wonder why prioritizing users is so important during IT centralization? This is the first in a series of posts on the importance of human-centered design when evaluating IT centralization. As part of a 10x project, they synthesized 18F's learnings from agency partners that have been through centralization efforts before and have wisdom to share.

Tags: PMA

The President’s Management Agenda - Celebrating One Year of Progress

By CIO Council Operations · March 20, 2019
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One year ago in Kansas City, MO, the Administration rolled out the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) as a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government. Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a new update which looks back on a year of progress toward the ultimate goal of improving mission outcomes, service to the public, and stewardship of taxpayer dollars for the American people.

Tags: PMA

How to Win with Technology Business Management (TBM)

By Jason Gray, CIO, Department of Education and David Shive, CIO, General Services Administration · March 13, 2019

As co-leads of the President’s Management Agenda Cross Agency Priority goal on IT Spending Transparency, the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Education (Education) created a TBM Playbook in order to share some common themes in the Federal implementations of TBM at our agencies.