Accountability and Performance Update – Oct 17-23, 2022

The Five A’s of Agile Government Performance

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. 

Eight Strategies for Transforming Government

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.

Invest in What Works – 2022 State Standards of Excellence

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.

How NGOs Can Support States in Advancing Evidence-Based Policymaking

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.

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