• Tom Clements Award Recipients

    Governor John Hickenlooper and Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne honor the work and memory of former Executive Director of the Department of Corrections (DOC) Tom Clements by recognizing state employees who go above and beyond in providing exceptional service to Coloradans. A team in the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) received the Great Customer Service Award recognizing their work to increase reports of child abuse and neglect by deploying a statewide hotline. The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) received the award for Great Results for its team’s work in reducing regulatory burdens on licensed health care professionals.

  • Performance Planning

    FY 17-18 Performance Plans are in! To review goals and track performance by department, click here

    Colorado is an accountable and responsive State government. We invite your feedback on the goals we've set and our progress toward achieving them. View the Governor's dashboard or a Department's performance plan and let us know what you think.

    The Governor's priority dashboard and feedback form can be found on the Governor's website at www.colorado.gov/governor/dashboard

  • Lean

    Lean

    Colorado's Lean program focuses on the customer. Our program helps State employees streamline work processes and better serve Coloradans.

  • Academy

    Each year the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) hosts a Performance Management Academy that addresses ways to promote a culture of customer-focused operational excellence.

Quick Links

As you explore our site, you will find pages that link to each of these strategies:
  • Governor John Hickenlooper's Dashboard with status of priorities that fulfill the vision of a truly Healthy Colorado across our people, our economy, our communities, and our environment
  • SMART Act & Performance Plan Guidance provide background on the legislation that provides the parameters and definitions for components of the performance management system and guidance on building Department systems for managing performance 
  • Department Performance Plans houses performance management strategies by department, as required by the SMART Act
  • Performance Management Academy provides centralized tools and resources for state employees on performance management and leadership that are taught at the Academy
  • Colorado's Lean Program is the primary process improvement tool used in the state to ensure government works more efficiently and effectively