Welcome to ASPA-CAP
Welcome to the Center for Accountability and Performance website! CAP aims to improve the practice of public service by helping Public Administration and Nonprofit professionals acquire the knowledge, technical skills and resources necessary to successfully manage for results. CAP achieves its mission through education, training, advocacy, technical assistance, resource sharing, and research into best practices in Performance Management.
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Author Archives: aspacap
Performance & Management ‘Uncertainty’ in budget process after OMB ends call for agency performance metrics Jory Heckman, Federal News Network The Trump administration, in an 11th-hour memo, has suspended a requirement for agencies to set strategic planning goals and to … Continue reading
Open Data and Analytics Federal Data Strategy Year 2 action plan will continue ‘foundational’ actions Dave Nyczepir, FedScoop The Federal Data Strategy 2021 Action Plan isn’t yet complete, but it will include a sustained focus on foundational actions around data … Continue reading
Performance and Management Disasters Are Inevitable; Government’s Inadequate Response Is Not John Kamensky, Government Executive New research analyzing the responses of hundreds of local leaders identified common obstacles and proven ways to overcome them. Data Analytics and Governance The Widespread … Continue reading
Performance & Management Bad Data: A Giant Challenge to Management, Budgeting and Policy Katherine Barrett and Rich Greene, Government Finance Review (see page 76) Governments face a number of challenges in developing strong management systems, including data that is flawed, … Continue reading
Performance & Management Why Merit Matters Donald F. Kettl, Government Executive Governance isn’t a solo act and it won’t work well if we don’t trust the experts who are giving us advice. Open Data and Analytics One year in, where … Continue reading