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Obama Signs Program Management Improvement & Accountability Act

President Barack Obama has signed legislation that seeks to boost accountability and best practices in project and program management functions across the federal government. The Project Management Institute said Friday both chambers of the Congress approved the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 with bipartisan support. PMIAA will …

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Senate OKs Program Mgmt Improvement & Accountability Bill

The Senate has passed a bill that seeks to boost accountability and best practices in project and program management across the federal government. The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 was unanimously approved by the Senate for the second time and will be sent to President Barack Obama for his …

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NAPA Evaluates Program Management Functions at Federal Agencies

The National Academy of Public Administration has found what it sees as shortfalls in program management procedures across federal agencies. In its July 15 report, NAPA detailed the reasons that impede the development of effective federal program management practices, including the lack of consistency in the training of program leaders, failure of …

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Senate Bill Aims for Federal Program Mgmt Reform

A bill introduced by Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) seeks to help federal agencies emulate project management strategies that have worked in the private sector. Ernst said Thursday the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 aims “to correct widespread deficiencies, lax oversight and unnecessary cost …

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