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President's Management Agenda

The President’s Management Agenda (PMA) lays out a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government in key areas that will improve the ability of agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people.

May 06, 2019

Breaking: Gears of Government President's Award Winners

The Gears of Government President's Award - See the Winners!


May 02, 2019

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

The U.S. General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget are excited to launch the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center Challenge!


April 26, 2019

Sharing Quality Services Memo Release

Administration Issues New Memo and Shared Services Strategy to Improve Government Efficiency


March 20, 2019

Celebrating One Year of Progress: The President's Management Agenda Anniversary Report

One year ago, the President’s Management Agenda was released as a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal government.


February 28, 2019

New USDA Tool Helps Agencies Communicate Critical Information During Emergencies

The US Department of Agriculture created a tool that uses public datasets to enable federal and state emergency response agencies to communicate vital security, safety, and public health information.


February 25, 2019

The Gears of Government Awards Hall of Winners is Now Live!

We’re excited to share that the 2019 Gears of Government Award recipients can now be viewed on our Hall of Winners page.


February 21, 2019

Update: Register Today for the Single Audit & Risk Management Demo Days!

The rescheduled Single Audit and Risk Management Industry Demonstration Days begin April 3, 2019.


February 14, 2019

Transforming USAID to Improve Outcomes

USAID is changing the way it does business to achieve greater development outcomes and strengthen the capacity of partner countries on their journey to self-reliance.


December 18, 2018

New Updates Highlight Movement on Cross-Agency and Agency Priority Goals

Teams implementing the federal government’s high-priority performance initiatives released their December 2018 quarterly updates of progress.


December 06, 2018

ICYMI: Gears of Government Awards Honor Federal Employees & Teams Who Embody Mission, Service, and Stewardship

The Gears of Government Awards recognize individuals and teams across the federal workforce whose performance and dedication deliver key outcomes for the American people, including mission results, customer service, and accountable stewardship.


November 21, 2018

Building and Retraining our Federal Workforce for Tomorrow

November is National Career Development Month and there’s no better time to share what the Administration is doing to help reskill and retrain our Federal workforce to better serve the American people for the 21st century.


November 16, 2018

Now Open for Public Comment: Federal Grants Management Draft Data Standards

Federal Grants Management Draft Data Standards Open for Feedback


November 05, 2018

Summit Shows How Shared Federal Services Steward Taxpayer Dollars

2018 Shared Services Summit shows how federal services steward taxpayer dollars.


October 23, 2018

Report: Symposium on the Federal Workforce for the 21st Century

On September 12, 2018, OMB, together with The MITRE Corporation, convened more than 150 experts and leaders from across the country for a full-day symposium on strategies for improving the federal workforce in support of the PMA on modernizing the federal government.


October 15, 2018

Agency Leaders Gather to Advance Program Management Improvement Initiatives

Agency Leaders Gather to Implement Improvement Initiatives


September 27, 2018

GSA Awards NewPay BPA for Software-as-a-Service for Payroll and Work Schedule and Leave Management

10-year, $2.5 billion BPA provides agencies with technology and services to modernize and improve payroll processing across government


September 26, 2018

Modernizing the Infrastructure Permitting Process

White House announces the appointment of a new Executive Director for the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council).


September 20, 2018

New Updates Highlight Movement on Cross-Agency and Agency Priority Goals

Cross-Agency and Agency Priority Goal teams today released the latest updates on the progress of high-priority federal initiatives.


September 18, 2018

Gears of Government Awards Honor Contributions by Federal Employees & Teams Who Embody Mission, Service, and Stewardship

The Gears of Government Awards recognize individuals and teams across the federal workforce whose performance and dedication deliver key outcomes for the American people, including mission results, customer service, and accountable stewardship.


August 31, 2018

White House Leadership Development Program Announces 2019 Cohort Fellows

Over the past three years, the program has accelerated the development of 44 high-performing civil servants to help build the next cadre of leaders in the executive branch.


August 02, 2018

NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

Data, Accountability and Transparency is a key driver of the President's Management Agenda. NASA is advancing this priority through a new online resource that promotes commercial use of remote-sensing data.


July 29, 2018

GSA's CFO Office Targets 200,000 Hours of Workload Redeployed to Higher-Value Mission Work

GSA's CFO Office Targets 200,000 Hours of Workload Redeployed to Higher-Value Mission Work


July 24, 2018

Advancing Federal Financial Management

Cross-Agency Priority Goals are driving a 21st century approach to federal financial management.


July 23, 2018

GEAR Center Seeks to Bring Bright Minds Together to Solve Government's Biggest Challenges

We are looking for ideas from the public, academics, experts, and industry on how to establish the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center, a public-private partnership to improve mission delivery, citizen services, and stewardship of public resources.


June 14, 2018

New Video: President's Management Agenda Modernizes Government for Small Business Owners

This video tells the story of how the Small Business Administration's Lender Match Tool helped Bolt Diesel Services, a Pecos, TX-based small business to access the capital they needed to grow their business.


June 01, 2018

Op-Ed: Federal Payroll Modernization Could Advance President's Management Agenda and Cross-Agency Priority Goals

A new op-ed by Beth Angerman explains that the Federal government can cut long-term costs and improve service by modernizing the way it runs payroll.


May 22, 2018

Performance.gov Launches Twitter Account

Follow us @PerformanceGov for Performance.gov for a window into Federal agencies’ efforts to deliver on their mission, service, and stewardship objectives


April 20, 2018

Federal Leaders Gather to Accelerate President’s Management Agenda Initiatives

More than 200 federal C-suite leaders gathered in early April to better understand the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) and how they can individually and collectively move it forward.


March 20, 2018

OMB Launches President’s Management Agenda and Kansas City Listening Tour

Today, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) kicked off a two-day listening tour to engage federal workers and citizens in discussions about improving government services.