Management

OPM updates list of skills needed for federal HR jobs

Officials hope that the changes will better equip agencies to tackle skills gaps and help finally address the more than two-decade-long struggle to remove human capital management from the government’s High Risk List.

Management

How successful are President’s Management Agendas? 

The White House touted the recent gains it made in workforce and customer experience goals in the latest update to the governmentwide management plan, but the tangible effects of PMAs often tend to be more gradual. 

Management

It’s Time to Act on the Workforce Portion of the President’s Management Agenda

Despite human capital reforms being referenced in recent management agendas, not much has actually changed.

Special Report Workforce

Biden Promised to Revive a ‘Hollowed Out’ Federal Workforce. Has He Delivered?

A look at where the administration has overcome Trump-era downsizing, and how it hopes to drag lagging agencies into meeting its agenda.

Management

Skills Gaps Within OPM’s Own Workforce Could Make It Less Able to Help Others

The government’s human resources agency has outlined an ambitious agenda to make sure agencies are fully staffed, with the people who have the skills necessary for their jobs.

Management

OPM to Agencies: Set Up ‘Success Metrics’ to Show How You're Building Stronger Workforces

The federal government’s HR agency is taking a data-driven approach to advancing the workforce portions of the Biden administration’s management agenda.

Management

A Pair of Senators Wants to Know How Agencies Are Spending Money to Meet Management Goals

A new bipartisan bill would empower a central office to coordinate and track execution of the president's management agenda.

Management

OMB Prioritizes Customer Service in Budget Planning

The inclusion of customer experience and service delivery priorities in budget preparation guidance from OMB will likely get the attention of agencies as they prepare their budget requests for the next fiscal year, experts told FCW.

Management

More Americans Want 'Very Major' Government Reform

With the number of federal breakdowns piling up, the public is deeply divided on the size and role of government. 

Management

White House Updates Acquisition, Business of Government Priorities

Workforce, interoperability and governance all feature in the new goals set for the President's Management Agenda.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Using The Citizen Experience to Increase Trust in Government

William Eggers joins the podcast to discuss how CX can be part of ways citizen feel about the levels of government.

Tech

GovExec Daily: On the Web, Government Customer Satisfaction is Dropping

CFI's Sheri Petras joins the podcast to discuss her organization's latest report about government customer service.

Management

A Quick Take on the President’s Management Priorities

The president's vision has now been filled out in more detail. Here are some thoughts. 

Management

GovExec Daily: Better Government, Biden and a CEO's Perspective

Robert Shea joins the podcast to discuss the connection between PMA and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s latest shareholder letter.

Management

Biden’s Management Agenda Update Adds Metrics to Workforce Goals

The White House’s first update to the president’s management agenda, first released last November, lines up tasks for agencies and attaches individual officials to goals.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Pay, Policy and Biden's FY2023 Budget Blueprint

Tanya Ballard Brown and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss the administration plan released this week.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Building a Bridge Between Researchers and Policymakers

Dr. Donald Kettl joins the podcast to discuss how the Biden administration can better bridge the gap toward greater mission success.

Management

Opinion: This Is Why the President’s Management Agenda Is Poised for Real Success

The strategy is smart to focus on empowering federal employees and building better relationships between management and unions.

Management

It’s Time to Bridge the Divide Separating Policymakers and Researchers

President Biden’s management agenda provides the perfect opportunity for government officials and public policy researchers to help one another solve pressing problems.