The Office of Operational Analysis measures the efficiency, adequacy, and effectiveness of the departments of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County by:

  1. assessing risks by conducting operational assessments (risk assessments)
  2. verifying compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations
  3. reviewing reliability of operating information
  4. evaluating the allocation of resources and the alignment of services in terms of support of missions, goals, and objectives of the departments
  5. identifying resource needs of the operating departments
  6. identifying opportunities and obstacles for improvements/expanded services
  7. recommending broad initiatives and operational modifications, and
  8. enhancing the government's credibility to the public