As reported here, the federal government has seen such success with their EA programs that they have decided to increase the standards by which they evaluate agencies on their use of EA. In the past, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) would score agencies high if they simply had an EA program, whereas now, they will be evaluating EA success based off of overall agency performance. Kshmendra Paul, Chief Architect at OMB's Office of E-Government and Information Technology stated
"The framework features three broad areas of emphasis. OMB will assess agencies’ process integration and the degree to which the integration of processes produces results in the management chain. That’s linked to strategic planning."