Does Strategic Planning Improve Organizational Performance?
Public Administration Review (Bert George, Richard Walker, Joost Monster)
This article undertakes a meta-analysis of 87 correlations from 31 empirical studies and asks, Does strategic planning improve organizational performance? A random-effects meta-analysis reveals that strategic planning has a positive, moderate, and significant impact on organizational performance.
Congress Authorizes Creation of a National Secure Data Service to Improve Data Analytics
Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 (CHIPS+), which will establish a National Secure Data Service (NSDS). The CHIPS+ Act includes a provision to establish the NSDS demonstration project at the National Science Foundation. The NSDS has been a long-standing legislative priority of the Data Coalition Initiative, an organization that advocates for responsible policies to make government data high-quality, accessible, and usable.
How Small Cities Can Make Big Leaps with Data
Bloomberg Cities Network
You don’t have to be a big city to do big things with data. That’s an unmistakable takeaway from some of the latest cities to achieve What Works Cities Certification, a designation that means they are among the best in the U.S. at using data to deliver better results for their residents.
JOB OPENINGS: Baltimore Office of Performance & Innovation
Hiring for City Performance Team, CitiStat Analyst, Data Led, Program Manager, and more. . . . .
Resource of the Week: Seattle Rescue Plan Transparency Portal
The City of Seattle has published the Seattle Rescue Plan (SRP) Transparency Portal for residents to track progress as the city spends nearly $300 million in federal pandemic assistance, as reflected in its latest (July 31, 2022) performance report.