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Office of Planning and Performance Management

The Office of Planning and Performance Management's goals are to support data-driven decisions through evidence building efforts, shifting away from compliance activities and toward actions that will support the availability of high-quality data and transparency, to ensure programs and projects deliver critical services to the American public efficiently and effectively. 

The Office is headed by a Director who reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary – Environment and Policy Management.  The Director performs the function of Deputy Performance Improvement Officer, established under Executive Order 13450, Chief Evaluation Officer, established by the Foundation for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (Evidence Act), and Chief Risk Officer, in compliance with OMB Circular A-123.

This is accomplished through the following activities:

  • Integrated Strategic Planning
  • Performance Management and Reporting
  • Evidence and Evaluation
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Program and Project Management
  • The Office manages departmental planning and performance reporting in compliance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRA), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-11: Preparation, Submission, and Execution of the Budget.

    Integrated Strategic Planning and Annual Performance Reports

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    The GPRA Modernization Act and OMB require that agencies report on their performance at the end of each fiscal year.

    Performance Assessment and Management

  • The Office works in coordination with the Chief Data Officer and Statistical Official to provide evidence necessary for critical decisions about program operations, policy, and regulations and gain visibility into the impact of resource allocation on achieving program and overall Department objectives.

    Evidence at DOI

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    The Office is responsible for implementing all aspects of OMB Circular A-123 to establish an Enterprise Risk Management capability coordinated with the strategic planning and strategic review process established by the GPRA Modernization Act, Public Law 111-352 of 2010.

    Enterprise Risk Management

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    The Office conducts organizational change management activities and enables business process improvement to achieve Department goals and priorities. The Office provides support to help refine or define organizational activities and ensure optimization of resources such as: people, process, technology, data, and funding.

    Business Process Improvement

  • Lone wolf looking out of the snow in Yellowstone National Park
    Meet the director of the Office of Planning and Performance Management.

    Director of the PPP Office