Accountability and Performance Update – June 28 – July 4, 2021

Closing the Data Gap: How Cities are Delivering Better Results for Residents

Results for America/The Monitor Institute

Consider the progress that cities in the What Works Cities (WWC) community, launched in 2015 by Bloomberg Philanthropies and now the leading national network for data-driven city leaders, have made across four foundational data practices in the last several years.

OMB Offers New Guidance for Implementing First Part of Evidence Act


The guidance urges agencies to focus on results, not compliance, as they craft their plans.

OMB Memo Tells Agencies to Back Up Future Budget Requests with Evidence

Federal News Network

The Biden administration is expecting agencies to back up future budget requests with evidence and program performance metrics — or at least provide a plan to gather these insights.

Webinar: Centering Racial Equity in Measurement and Evaluation, July 21

Urban Institute

Join Measure4Change for a virtual event with experts from the nonprofit sector implementing REI in their organizations’ measurement and evaluation processes.

Resource of the Week: A Four-Page Performance Management Challenges Table

John Mercer

Mercer, the Senate staffer behind the 1993 Government Performance and Results Act, has developed a framework for developing a performance planning/budgeting/management system.

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