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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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Reorganization Congress Begins Formally Blocking Trump’s Government Reorganization Plan Eric Katz, Government Executive Many of the 32 proposals the White House issued in June have received bipartisan pushback, but the spending package marks the first effort legislators have taken to … Continue reading
Performance Management Government-wide Actions Needed to Improve Agencies’ Use of Performance Information in Decision Making Government Accountability Office Information about whether and how well agencies are reaching their goals is essential to making the federal government more effective. This only … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation OMB putting a twist on applied research to solve federal management challenges Jason Miller, Federal News Radio What is different about OMB’s plan to create the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center is the focus on internal federal challenges … Continue reading
Performance Management Observations on facilitating effective use of government performance information Richard Beck, PIC.gov There’s a difference between providing performance information and having it considered and used in decision-making. Reorganization When Interagency Conflict Is a Good Thing John Kamensky, Government … Continue reading
Reorganization Three Critical Priorities In the President’s Reform Plan Matt Erskine, Government Executive As federal leaders navigate the challenging terrain ahead they should focus on these high return components. Management Smart Use of Incentives Would Support Government Reform Howard Risher, … Continue reading