Publications

Agency Review and Landing Team Principles, Guidance and Materials

August 16, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Agency Landing Teams,Best Practice,Budget,Center for Presidential Transition,Policy

This guide contains the Center for Presidential Transition’s recommendations for agency review efforts before and after the election. It outlines the information that agency review and landing teams need to gather to best inform comprehensive policy implementation plans and briefing documents for appointees. Included are two practical table of contents that can be modified by...

Budget Primer: Managing Three Budgets Concurrently

August 16, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Budget,Policy

These graphics show the stakeholders and interrelationships in the federal budget process. The first graphic overlays the status of the three fiscal year budgets that are managed concurrently. The second includes more detail for an ideal budget cycle.

MEMORANDUM: Requirements for the FY 2018 Budget Process

April 29, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Budget,Historical

This memorandum from OMB Director Shaun Donovan to agency and department heads outlines the Obama administration’s plans for the development the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget focusing on a submission that will provide a complete current services budget baseline for an incoming administration. Donovan directs agencies to wait until the new administration, or its transition...

OMB Transition Directions

January 20, 2016

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2008,Agencies,Budget,Historical,Office of Management and Budget,White House

This memorandum, from the Deputy Director of Management to the President’s Management Council, contains various deadlines with which federal agencies are required to comply. The directive notes two goals, to help ensure continuity of public services during the transition to the new administration and to help current non-career employees exit successfully.