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Accountability and Performance Update – November 22-28, 2021

Minnesota’s Impact Evaluation Unit Supports Evidence-Based Budgeting GovInnovator Podcast (interview with Weston Merrick) Minnesota has been identified by several good-government organizations as one of the leaders in the nation on evidence-based policymaking. One important piece of that story is how the … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – November 15-21, 2021

Biden Administration Details Initial Vision, Three Top Priorities Under President’s Management Agenda Federal News Network The Biden administration on Thursday laid out the vision for its President’s Management Agenda, detailing three broad goals and four values that will drive a multi-year, multi-faceted … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – November 8-14, 2021

More Federal Agencies Report Using Performance Data NextGov More federal agencies made operational decisions based on performance data than in prior years, showing progress meeting the goals of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act according to a survey conducted by the Government … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – November 1-7, 2021

What Is Evidence? Basics of Evidence, Brief  #1 Urban Institute By understanding the many types, uses, and qualities of good evidence, federal policymakers and program managers can improve their policies and programs and—ultimately—social, economic, environmental, and other outcomes.  Evidence-Based Policymaking: Survey … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – October 25-31, 2021

Is a Focus on Goals a Good Idea? Government Executive Effective organizations encourage self-control, good process, proper discussion, and are more driven by growth mindsets than unrealistic performance metrics, according to the authors of this article. States Bolster Program Evaluation … Continue reading

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