Steve Kelman says there’s a lot to like in the more recent Biden administration’s approaches to improving citizen satisfaction, employee engagement and acquisition reform – after a critical blog last Fall when the initial vision statement didn’t have enough about performance metrics.
Public Management Review (Amandine Lerusse and Steven Van de Walle)
The authors found that public officials use goal reprioritization rather than unbiased decision-making when assessing conflicting performance information, questioning the efficient use of performance information by public decisionmakers.
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What’s happening on the front lines of performance management? CAP’s latest cohort of “Emerging Leaders of Excellence” will share innovations in the field from around the U.S., including Arlington County, VA, Albuquerque, NM, Chattanooga, TN, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Government Excellence. Details and Register Here.
Data Quality Campaign
State systems that securely bring together data from across the early childhood, K-12, postsecondary and workforce sectors should be the connective thread among agencies — but are not up to the task. DQC is partnering with others to collaboratively develop a vision that serves communities as well as policymakers and researchers.
Pew Charitable Trusts/Results First
To help lawmakers better understand how their proposals could create disparate outcomes for different populations, Colorado’s General Assembly established a formal, nonpartisan process in 2019 to analyze the potential impact of legislation in what are called demographic notes. This article describes how “demographic notes” work.
Resource of the Week: Evidence.gov – The Home of Federal Program Evaluation
U.S. Office of Management and Budget
The Biden Administration has launched a “Year of Evidence for Action” at its first-ever White House Summit on Evidence, during which it will share leading practices from federal agencies and increase connections and collaboration among researchers via this one-stop website.