Analysis: what the OMB report card means

Tuesday - 9/14/2010, 7:42pm EDT

Jonathan Breul, executive director, IBM center for the business of government

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It's report card time for the federal government.

Jeffrey Zients President Obama's chief performance officer, has released a self-assessment of how the federal government is doing so far. It's called The Accountable Government Initiative: An update on our Performance Management Agenda.

So what's the result? Jonathan Breul is the executive director of the IBM center for the business of government. He says it's important to take a step back.