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Accountability and Performance Update – Aug 22-28, 2022

Growing Data Divide Government Executive A recent report from the Center for Data Innovation says a lack of collection and use of data across demographics is leading to disparities in access to critical services. Making Participatory Budgeting Work: Experiences from the Front … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – Aug 15-21, 2022

It’s Complex, Not Complicated UK.Gov Blog on Public Policy Design Most of the insufficiencies of government can be traced back to a fundamental misunderstanding about how to ‘solve’ the problems society faces. Updated Federal Performance Guidance U.S. Office of Management … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – Aug 8- 14, 2022

Massachusetts Needs a Performance Framework Pioneer Institute (Joe Staruski) Many states have made tremendous progress toward government efficiency and effectiveness by setting goals and tracking their progress. Massachusetts tried making a performance structure, but in 2014 it was discontinued. Today, the … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – Aug 1- 7, 2022

A Missed Opportunity Government Executive (Shelley Metzenbaum) Federal agencies’ quarterly performance updates, short- and long-term strategic plans, and annual performance reports deserve more attention. Six-Month Update on Federal Customer Experience Executive Order OMB Federal CX Team; Performance.gov  Over the past six … Continue reading

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Accountability and Performance Update – July 25 – 31, 2022

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 … Continue reading

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