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Enhanced Performance Management for U.S. Federal Agencies

Enhanced Performance Management for U.S. Federal Agencies
Author: Sean Osborne / Release Date: 21-Jun-2017
We're pleased to announce a new set of enhancements to Acendre Performance for U.S. federal customers, part of our continued evolution of our federal, cloud-based SaaS solutions. ... [+] Read More

A GovLoop Industry Perspective -- Automated and Data-driven Federal Performance Management

A GovLoop Industry Perspective -- Automated and Data-driven Federal Performance Management
Author: Joe Abusamra / Release Date: 07-Apr-2017
Too much paper work. No automation, no efficient processes, too much time. A managerial and and employee nightmare. The above statements summarize the state of federal performance management for too many agencies.
And these granular issues lead to a cycle of problems, from employee engagement to morale to career development.... [+] Read More

DoD's "New Beginnings" -- Enhanced Engagement and Performance Management

DoD's "New Beginnings" -- Enhanced Engagement and Performance Management
Author: Joe Abusamra / Release Date: 16-Feb-2017
The Department of Defense (DoD) is implementing "New Beginnings," a collaborative labor-management effort to improve HR practices and policies in DoD. In a phased approach, DoD is implementing the enterprise-wide DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program, "which will help foster a cultural change that encourages employee engagement, on-going communication, on-going employee recognition and accountability."... [+] Read More

“Comeback Kid” of 2017? … The Annual Performance Review Could Reaffirm as Critical HR Tool

“Comeback Kid” of 2017? … The Annual Performance Review Could Reaffirm as Critical HR Tool
Author: Joe Abusamra / Release Date: 14-Feb-2017
To paraphrase a quote from Mark Twain, reports of the annual performance review’s death have been greatly exaggerated. It wasn’t long ago that both major news outlets and HR specialty pubs were reporting that the performance review was going the way of 8-track tapes and mullets. ... [+] Read More

To Drive Performance Success, the Next Administration Must Invest in People Analytics

To Drive Performance Success, the Next Administration Must Invest in People Analytics
Author: Joe Abusamra / Release Date: 03-Nov-2016
I was intrigued by a recent article in which two former Office of Management and Budget officials (OMB) spoke of the urgency for the next administration to accelerate performance- and evidence-based management adoption among U.S. agencies. ... [+] Read More

Improving Employee Engagement

Improving Employee Engagement
Author: Joe Abusamra / Release Date: 23-Jun-2016
Despite what you may have heard about robots coming to take all of our jobs, for now organizations live or die on the commitment and dedication of the people that populate them. From the newest, wet behind the ears recruit to the most senior executive, everyone needs to be fully invested in what they're doing if the organization is going to be successful.... [+] Read More

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