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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Analytics/Evaluation Doing Evidence Right Shelley Metzenbaum and Steven Kelman, PA Times Program evaluations should not be used primarily to define programs as “effective” or “ineffective,” but to help find ways to improve. Making government services more efficient: Introducing the ‘evidence … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation Cognitive Readiness: The Future for Success? Dr. Jeffrey Talley, Business of Government As government moves forward into the 21st century, emerging cognitive technologies can spur better mission performance. DATA Act review finds errors in $2 billion of DHS transactions … Continue reading
Performance Management The Clock Is Ticking on Trump’s Management Agenda Stan Soloway, Government Executive Without the roadmap of a viable management agenda, it’s hard to see how proposed reorganization plans could be effective. How to Prevent Soft-targeting in Government Performance … Continue reading
Performance Management Goal Playbook Performance Improvement Council The Performance Improvement Council has released a new on-line “playbook” to help agency managers develop goals and plans to achieve them. ‘Reinventing government,’ 25 years later Steve Kelman, Federal Computer Week In 1993, the … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation The Potential Payoff for Applying Metrics and Analytics to Government Is Significant Marc Berson and Howard Risher, Government Executive Managers need more training, and all employees need to be involved in performance initiatives. DATA Act: so far, so meh … Continue reading