Posts Tagged: Goals

Does the BCS Fall Short of Its Goals?

The Bowl Championship Series claims to have been “undeniably successful” in achieving their goal of pitting the two top-rated teams in the country in a national championship game, while creating exciting and competitive matchups among eight other highly regarded teams in four other bowl games. So why does it seem to many of us thatRead… Read more »

OpenGov End Goals

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks ************************* Cross-posted from the Open Forum Foundation blog. Maxine Teller and I had a brief conversation at GovLoop’s GovUp last night about what the goal of the OpenGov movement actually is (and how it’s currently rather ill-defined). As I’dRead… Read more »

UK Public Service Agreements – Lessons for Obama Performance Initiatives

Are there lessons from the use of Public Service Agreements over the past decade in the UK for the implementation of the Obama Administration’s High Priority Performance Goals? Volumes have been written on how to develop performance measures and targets. However, comparatively little has been written on how to use measures to monitor or manage.Read… Read more »

Southern Africa: Story Behind the Eyes

I’m reposting this story in honor of World AIDs Day today. Growing up as a kid in Texas, I remember trick-or-treating for UNICEF, an organization that helps at -risk children in developing countries. We collected donations instead of candy. All that seems so long ago. UNICEF never went away. At-risk children never went away. PerhapsRead… Read more »