What the agency needs is technology that helps them get quicker access to and quicker insights from the data they rely on to make decisions.
Posts Tagged: data-driven
The digital age affords government – as well as the private sector – an opportunity to look at the intersection of data, technology and the citizen experience to improve all facets of service delivery. By linking program goals, funding and outcomes we can create a more data-driven government that puts citizens first.
Creating a data-driven culture depends on cultivating a mindset of experimentation, having the right infrastructure in place and developing the skills to interpret the signal from the data, while ignoring the noise in it.
The public sector is challenged to collect and analyze data to drive improving the lives of vulnerable populations. What are the challenges and the potentials to have policymaking and program administration be more data-driven?
Academics don’t always speak the same language as practitioners. But they oftentimes have useful ideas to convey. So how do we bridge the gap between research and practice? I’ve been asked to participate as a “practitioner” on a discussion panel at the upcoming conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) ItRead… Read more »
What do we mean by “mission-focused analytics?” That is the focus of a new report co-sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government and released earlier today at an event with a panel of federal executives using analytics. “It’s like peeling back an onion. You cry aRead… Read more »