Office of Management and Budget

Statistical Programs & Standards

Mission The Office of Management and Budget is charged by statute with coordinating the U.S. Federal statistical system. The Director of OMB delegates these responsibilities to the OIRA Administrator. Among the responsibilities of OIRA’s Statistical and Science Policy office, headed by the Chief Statistician of the United States, are the promotion of the quality of…

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Information Policy

Standards Policy Information Quality Government-wide Initiatives OMB-Specific Information Quality Web Implementation Standards Policy Federal Register Notice on Revision of OMB Circular No. A-119, “Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities”. Revised OMB Circular A-119: Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and…

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Office of E-Government & Information Technology

Information technology (IT) advancements have been at the center of a transformation in how the private sector operates—and revolutionized the efficiency, convenience, and effectiveness with which it serves its customers. The Federal Government largely has missed out on that transformation due to poor management of technology investments, with IT projects too often costing hundreds of…

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Office of Federal Financial Management

The Chief Financial Officers Act (CFO) of 1990 created OFFM as the Executive Branch’s focal point in a framework for more effective Federal financial management. OFFM responsibilities include implementing the financial management improvement priorities of the President, establishing government-wide financial management policies of executive agencies, and carrying out the financial management functions of the CFO…

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The Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Today more than ever, the government must ensure that it spends money wisely and eliminates waste and abuse of taxpayer dollars. With approximately one out of every ten dollars of Federal government spending going to contractors, it is imperative that contract actions result in the best value for the taxpayer. The Office of Federal Procurement…