Accountability and Performance Weekly – November 2-8

Performance Management
The Trends Defining Federal Performance Management in 2014
John Kamensky, Government Executive
Government executives seem to be finding ways to more effectively integrate performance management into the decision-making processes and culture of government, within—and increasingly across—agencies and programs.

Focusing a social service agency on results and improved outcomes: An interview with Reggie Bicha, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services
Andy Feldman, GovInnovator Blog
How can a social service agency, whether at the state or local level, create an organizational culture focused on results? How can it create ongoing, meaningful conversations among agency leaders and staff that drive meaningful improvements?

New Report: Federal Ideation Program: Challenges and Best Practices
Gadi Ben-Yehuda, Business of Government
A new report offers case studies, strategies, and tactics to help agencies generate, evaluate, select, and implement ideas.

Open Government
Feasibility of DATA Act questioned even as Senate committee OKs it
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
But some agency leaders who would be charged with implementing the bill are unsure the DATA Act can be brought to life successfully.

As the DATA Act goes up for markup in Senate, will its model survive?
Alex Howard, E Pluribus Unum
A proposed amendment to the DATA Act, however, is facing opposition from the same good government groups that supported its passage in the House.

Kansas City Measures Performance through Online Dashboard
Jason Shueh, Government Technology
In a push for accountability, Kansas City has launched a public dashboard to demonstrate progress on city goals with live metrics.

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