Accountability and Performance Weekly – May 27-June 2

Air Force leverages big data for better face-to-face recruiting
Lauren Larson, Federal News Radio
The Air Force plans to hire 1,400 cyber and 2,000 acquisition personnel over the next year. To do that, it’s taking a fresh approach to how it recruits.

How the Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL) works: An interview with Justine Hastings, Director, RIIPL
Andy Feldman, Gov Innovator Podcast
RIIPL is a partnership between researchers at Brown University and the Office of the Governor of Rhode Island, with the goal of helping state agencies design evidence-based policies to better serve Rhode Island families.

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government
John Kamensky, Business of Government
The Administration wants to infuse private sector tech and know-how into government operations. It has created two linked offices in the White House to help lead the effort: the Office of American Innovation and the American Technology Council.

How State wants to innovate
Adam Mazmanian, Federal Computer Week
The State Department is contemplating a procurement that can drive innovation and collaboration among U.S. diplomats.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Double-Loop Government
Mark Funkhouser, Governing
The basketball player’s early career illustrates a learning strategy that produces conflict — and innovation.

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