Accountability and Performance Weekly – June 25-July 8

Analytics/Evaluation
Transforming Federal grant programs into engines of evidence-based policy and innovation: An interview with Robert Gordon
Andy Feldman, GovInnovator
How can the Federal government encourage more evidence-based policy and innovation through the grant making process?

Tech in the service of performance measurement
Steve Kelman, Federal Computer Week
Kelman reports on innovations at DHS that could help analysts across government.

Innovation
Clinton tech agenda bakes in innovation teams
Adam Mazmanian, Federal Computer Week
Hillary Clinton’s newly released technology agenda calls for retaining the U.S. Digital Service and other innovation groups to improve government services.

Presidential Transition
Nominee for OMB Deputy Slot Promises Focus on the Presidential Transition
Charles Clark, Government Executive
If confirmed for the final six months of the Obama administration, deputy management director nominee Andrew Mayock would focus on ensuring a smooth presidential transition.

Risk Management
Can We Predict the Future More Accurately?
John Kamensky, Business of Government
Is there a science behind predicting uncertain events in the future, or is it intuitive?

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