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What is Performance Management? How can it benefit you and your organization? Find the answers to these questions and more in our resources below. You can access at-a-glance information about key performance management topics in our quick guides or dive deeper into important topics in our playbook.

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Resources

The resources below provide you with strategies and resources for delivering mission success.

Goal Playbook

This set of plays helps you and your team think through how to set a goal; develop a plan for the way forward; and achieve the goal.

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Performance Principles and Practice Canvas (P3)

Performance Management is a tool to help you achieve your goals, deliver the right solutions, and build the capabilities you need to evolve. The Performance Principles & Practices (P3) Playbook goes beyond legal requirements to capture the capabilities and spirit of performance management and improvement.

Quick Guides

The quick guides below help agencies to better understand and talk with their teams about the performance management tools available to them. The PIC team regularly refreshes this section with new and updated quick guides. If you have a recommendation for a new topic, please reach out to us at picstaff@gsa.gov.

Performance Management in the Federal Government

Learn about performance management as a concept, how it is implemented in the federal government, and how you can use it.

Read an overview of the law that provides the foundation for federal performance management and find out more about several of the key components of the law.

Find out what you should be thinking about, including key considerations and common mistakes, when developing performance measures.

Performance Improvement Officers (PIO) make sure agencies meet their mission and goals. Learn what the work of a PIO looks like and how they add value to their agencies.

Learn about the key partners federal agencies can leverage to break down silos within and across agencies and achieve their mission and goals.

The Performance Improvement Council (PIC) is responsible for improving the performance of the federal government. Learn what it is and what it does.

About Playbooks

Learn how teams can use the Performance Principles and Practices (P3) framework to manage success.

About Priority Goals

Learn the who, what, when, where, and how of Cross Agency Priority (CAP) Goals and how they have driven major results for the federal government.

Learn about the key considerations for success when setting a goal.

Learn about the key considerations for success when establishing a plan to meet your goal.

The Federal Government uses Agency Priority Goals and Cross Agency Priority Goals to deliver results. Learn more about these tools and how they guide progress.

Learn how federal agencies use APGs to work toward high priority opportunities for improvement.

Learn more about the principles that enable a great chance for mission success through APGs.

Learn about how the Agency Strategic Plan provides the opportunity to view the agency’s purpose across its component agencies and over the long term.

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Find out what you should be thinking about, including key considerations and common mistakes, when developing performance measures.

Learn about how the Agency Strategic Plan provides the opportunity to view the agency’s purpose across its component agencies and over the long term.

Understand what a logic model is and the many ways it can be used to map anything from performance measures to budget justifications.

Learn how to approach communications planning to establish an organized, strategic way to provide stakeholders with information.




Fed2Fed Solutions

Ask us about how we can help you lead performance improvement in your agency or across agencies.

We can provide coaching, advice, recommendations, connections, and additional resources that can help you with your performance management or improvement strategy, performance products and services, and capability-building in a variety of skills that can drive organizational performance.