The Office of Planning and Performance Management (PPM) leads the Department’s strategic future foresight and assessment; coordinates business strategy development; integrates mission requirements; conducts forward-thinking strategic planning to address long-range issues; and ensures integration of business requirements and aligning the planning and execution activities of the Department’s programs and initiatives. OPPM is also responsible for managing VA’s enterprise risk management framework that provides the necessary governance, communications, training, processes, and tools to effectively identify, assess, address, and monitor risks, enabling VA leadership to make informed decisions and focus priorities that make the best use of resources. PPM enables VA’s senior leaders to maintain a consolidated, timely, and robust understanding of both known and emerging risks facing the Department, as well as how these risks are being addressed. Additionally, PPM serves as the VA lead for coordination with the Department of Defense and the Joint Executive Committee.
The Office of Data Governance and Analytics (DGA) is responsible for providing data management, data analysis, and business intelligence capabilities to inform VA-wide decision making. DGA acts as an authoritative clearinghouse for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics about Veterans and VA programs. It also provides predictive analysis, actuarial services, and data-driven forecasting capabilities to inform decision-making in the Department.
The Office of Enterprise Policy and Governance (EPG) leads and manages the Department’s policy management process and provides policy analysis support to the Secretary and VA senior leadership. It oversees the VA’s policy research and collaboration activities with strategic partners (other federal agencies, academia, think tanks, and ally countries). EPG also leads VA enterprise governance to enable efficient and effective decision-making and promote timely sharing of information on matters of mutual interest to VA Administrations and Staff Offices.
The Enterprise Program Integration Office (EPIO), serves as VA’s integrator for major transformational efforts providing cross-organizational synchronization to ensure consistent, positive outcomes for the improvement of services to our stakeholders.