A team was formed within the DFAS Human Capital Office
to study the requirements of the certification and collaborate with DoD to prepare for implementation.
It is managed out of the Human Capital Office
with a significant amount of cooperation with staff members throughout the agency.
IRS's Human Capital Office
provides guidance and sets policy.
In addition to the important areas already receiving priority attention by the Council, our work suggests that the Council should ensure that as it moves forward, its efforts address agencies' need for guidance, assistance, knowledge, and leading practices in several other key crosscutting areas such as (1)developing the capabilities required for successful implementation of human capital reform, (2) strategic human capital planning, and (3)transforming the human capital office
and its processes to more fully contribute to key agency decisions.
For example, GPO reorganized the human capital office
into customer-focused teams devoted to meeting the human capital needs of GPO's operating units.
The executive branch agencies GAO reviewed have taken key actions to integrate their human capital approaches with their strategies for accomplishing organizational missions and to shift the focus of their human capital office
from primarily compliance activities to consulting activities.
Nearly half of the planned activities involve collaboration between the civil rights and human capital offices
Human capital offices
have traditionally used alternative service delivery (ASD)--the use of other than internal staff to provide a service or to deliver a product--as a way to reduce costs for transaction-based services.
Creating Strategic Human Capital Offices
: Congress has recognized the need for human capital offices
that contribute to achieving missions and goals.