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Online Tool Grades Feds On Efficiency

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August 26, 2011
FedCyber Wire, Technology
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via Information Week Government

The White House has launched a new online dashboard aimed providing transparency about the Obama administration’s efforts to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of the federal government.

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has said for some time it would launch Performance.gov to help people keep track of federal efficiency and improvement efforts, as well as allow agencies to work together on them. However, budget cuts delayed its launch. This week Jeff Zients, Obama’s chief performance office introduced the site, which went live Thursday, in a White House blog post.

“Performance.gov tracks our progress on the Administration’s efforts to create a government that is more effective, efficient, and responsive,” according to Zients. He said the site also will allow agencies to share best practices and coordinate efforts to achieve better overall performance.

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