Agile governments don’t just ask, analyze, answer, apply, and adjust within individual organizational units. They also continually communicate insights to target audiences, especially those working in the field and implementation partners eager to contribute to progress on policy problems and opportunities.
IBM Center for The Business of Government
This special report identifies eight strategies for transforming government in the years to come. The trends include Restoring Trust in Government, Driving Agility, Addressing Equity, Developing Actionable Insights, and Attaining Effective Outcomes.
Results for America
In 2022, sixteen criteria comprise the State Standards of Excellence. Results for America used them to identify 263 examples of data-driven and evidence-based practices, policies, programs, and systems in effect as of August 2022 in 41 states across the country. There are 8 leading states and 9 honorable mentions.
Results First/Pew Charitable Trusts
This report offers guidance on ways that nongovernment stakeholders can help evolve states’ progress by addressing persistent challenges to the routine use of evidence.
Resource of the Week: Data Viz Style Guide (Baltimore CitiStat)
This style guide was developed to provide a springboard for data visualizations for data practitioners in the City of Baltimore. It is not prescriptive; charts, dashboards, and tables should be developed with audience and application in mind.