Accountability and Performance Weekly – October 26-November 1

Performance Management
Looking ahead at key challenges and opportunities for government
Dan Chenok, Business of Government
The Center has released their latest report on key issues facing public sector leaders and stakeholders: “Six Trends Driving Change in Government.”

Do we over measure in government?
Emily Jarvis, GovLoop
Discussion with Martha Johnson, former administrator of GSA, on the promise and pitfalls of performance measurement.

DHS unleashing data analysts to improve investments
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
A new management initiative at the Homeland Security Department aims to turn data into decision-making power.

Building an evidence base for agency programs: An interview with Chris Spera, Chief Evaluation Officer, Corporation for National and Community Service
Andy Feldman, GovInnovator Blog
How can a public agency start to build an evidence base about what works for its programs?

Collaborative Innovation: A Viable Alternative to Market Competition and Organizational Entrepreneurship
Jean Hartley, Eva Sørensen, Jacob Torfing, Public Administration Review
This article analyzes three strategies for innovation: market competition; organizational entrepreneurship; and collaborative governance.

Implementing Open Innovation in the Public Sector: The Case of
Ines Mergel and Kevin Desouza, Public Administration Review
Federal managers are employing a new policy instrument called to implement open innovation concepts invented in the private sector to crowdsource solutions and leverage collective intelligence to tackle complex problems.

Innovation Fellows describe their reality check
Troy Schneider, Federal Computer Week
While progress is being made, agency buy-in remains an uphill battle.

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