Accountability and Performance Weekly – June 24-July 7

Performance Management
Agencies Could Learn a Lot From Tennessee’s Shift to Pay for Performance
Howard Risher, Government Executive
The state’s civil service reform efforts offer many lessons for the federal government.

Is the Data Act proving out?
Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
Key sponsors of the Data Act from both parties have good things to say about the financial information being released under the law.

What’s next for spending data?
Mark Rockwell and Ben Berliner, Federal Computer Week
Officials are continuing to iterate on Data Act reporting, and more granular, standardized government info could be in the offing.

DATA Act neither a sprint nor marathon, but a ‘relay race’
Meredith Somers, Federal News Radio
Two months after the DATA Act implementation, it is proving to not only be a source of financial accountability, but a beacon, platform, and self-help tool for managing government.

Four fundamental principles of evidence-based policy and practice, drawing from U.S. and European experience: An interview with Howard White, Executive Director, Campbell Collaboration
Andy Feldman, Federal Computer Week
What principles can help guide public leaders—whether policymakers or public managers—in their use of evidence-based policy to improve results?

White House Office of American Innovation Lays Out Priorities
Frank Konkel, Nextgov
The collection of White House talent has been described as a “SWAT team of internal consultants” and a liaison between federal bureaucracies and Silicon Valley innovation.

6 Traits of Productive Hackathons
Stephen Goldsmith, Government Technology
Civic tech competitions require much more than putting a bunch of developers in a room and letting them go to work.

Memo to agencies: Here’s how to address President Trump’s ‘lean government’ plan
Sean Osborne, Federal News Radio
Four ways agencies can boost efficiencies, eliminate duplicative and non-essential functions and improve information-sharing.

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