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Accountability and Performance Update – May 16-22, 2022

International Trends in Government Performance National Center for Public Performance (YouTube Video) Two-hour segment of the Marc Holzer 2022 Symposium on Public Performance Management. Discussion of “generally accepted performance principles” and their application in Namibia, Kenya, Barbados, Nigeria, and Bangladesh.  … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – May 9-15, 2022

Performance Management: Not a Silver Bullet Barrett & Greene When we first began down this path, . . .  we were true believers, and were convinced that all state and local governments needed to do was to measure things and programmatic … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – May 2-8, 2022

Using Behavioral Science is One Way to Increase Satisfaction with Government Services Government Executive The success of the new federal COVID test kit website shows what behavioral science can offer to help make services more accessible. Colorado’s “Evidence Continuum” Promotes … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – April 25-May 2, 2022

Ensuring Infrastructure Spending Accountability Government Executive The White House released new guidance on Friday on how agencies can ensure “accountability, effectiveness and transparency” in implementation of the $1 trillion infrastructure law enacted in November. The guidance provides direction on using data and evidence in designing programs; … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – April 18-24, 2022

Rethinking Budgeting: Defining the Problem Government Finance Officers Association Six design principles for defining problems more clearly. “A problem not fully understood is not solvable, and a problem that is fully understood is half solved,” – Charles Kettering, Inventor WEBINAR: Implementing … Continue reading

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