Posts Tagged: evaluation

Does performance measurement only work on paper?

Data doesn’t make decisions; people do. Data can inform decisions. I say this in response to the person who told me this week that performance measurement, like accountability, “only works on paper”. Well, if your performance measurement strategy only works on paper, than it isn’t working at all. Here are a number of factors aboutRead… Read more »

How Successful are Your Gov 2.0 Initiative(s)?

There are certainly more and more Government Agencies jumping on the band wagon to follow President Obama’s directive for them to become more collaborative, open, transparent and participatory. But the real question is – what measures are being taken to evaluate the success or failure of all these efforts? I’m writing an article for eContentRead… Read more »

How Do You Start Your Executive Summaries?

I am working through the final edits of my workbook and instructional CD titled How to Write Persuasive Executive Summaries I am planning to release in the next few weeks. I am very excited because it introduces my six-part formula and goes step-by-step through helping people become real masters at writing hard-hitting executive summaries. Today,Read… Read more »

10 Ways To Tell Your Boss What a Great Job You’re Doing

Cross-posted from thegovgurus.com: 10 WAYS TO TELL YOUR BOSS WHAT A GREAT JOB YOU’RE DOING By Lily Whiteman Federal Times columnist and author of How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job As your work projects progress, ask yourself whether your boss knows what you are doing. I mean really knows what you are doing, asRead… Read more »

Feedback Survey for Participants in the Open Government Dialogue

A number of organizations in the field of public engagement (NCDD, IAP2, Everyday Democracy, AmericaSpeaks and others) are collaborating on evaluating the Open Government Dialogue and provide recommendations to the Obama administration. They put together this survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=eTvTvChVronq9O_2fZwwCbBQ_3d_3d It’s open to all participants and will be live through August 14. I’ve shared some additional thoughtsRead… Read more »