Operational excellence consultants use tools such as the the SUCCESS Framework and proven management principles to assist agencies as they work to increase quality, throughput, and/or reduce operating expenses. Team members validate and track individual system and agency performance measures. This data is used to calculate the state’s cumulative process improvement measure.
Budget, Revenue, and Policy Analysis (BRAPA)
The BRAPA team provides objective budgetary analyses, reviews program plans and budget details, and prepares budget detail for the annual Governor’s Budget Recommendation to the Utah State Legislature. The team also analyzes and disseminates economic, demographic and fiscal data to contribute to improved planning, budgeting, and policymaking in Utah state government. At the conclusion of each general session, analysts summarize appropriations and monitor expenditures throughout the year.
Performance Based Budgeting
The financial operations specialist (FOS) team conducts technical budget reviews, monitors budget streams and expenditures, links operational expenses to the finance reporting system and completes the technical aspects of building and monitoring the annual state budget.