Posts Tagged: Progress

Does Management By Numbers Work?

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure” is often attributed to business guru Peter Drucker. But Oxford professor Christopher Hood raises a provocative question: Does “management by numbers” actually lead to improved performance? Dr. Hood, who is a well-respected public management professor, poses this question in a recent article in the Public Administration Review and… Read more »

Progress and promise: The original HIEs

Deltek Analyst Stephen Moss reports. With the other HIE, health insurance exchanges, now taking the market by storm, it is easy to forget the exchange that first caught our attention and dominated our coverage for so long: health information exchanges (HIEs). Indeed, even a cursory glance back at the written analysis of our health care… Read more »

American Progress Survey: Gen Y Wants Smarter, not Smaller, Government; Implementation Is Key

The Center for American Progress (CAP) found that millennials, defined as Americans between the ages of 18 and 32, have far greater faith in and expectations of government than their older compatriots. This proved true regardless of political affiliation or ideological bent. Two graphs from the report, “The Generation Gap on Government,” drive home the… Read more »

I had a great day

I had a great day because the folks I work with listened to what I had to say about transparency and Gov 2.0. I expect they’ll be checking out GovLoop and reading this post. That will be a very fine thing. We have a great group of people looking for ways to communicate and build… Read more »

Center for American Progress Calls for Increased Contractor Scrutiny

It seems that accountability will be the name of the game in 2009. The Center for American Progress recently issued a report called, “Making Contracting Work for the United States,” which states that recent laws that require more disclosure by government contractors don’t do enough to regulate those companies. Although there has been progress with… Read more »