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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Performance Management How to Design Effective Team Targets in Government Prajapati Trivedi, Business of Government Everyone knows the importance of teamwork in government, yet we have a system that encourages solo performance. Team targets can successfully align individual performance with … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation Evidence-Based Policy Principles Take Legislative Form Charles Clark, Government Executive House Speaker Ryan and Sen. Murray would require all agencies to submit a plan for building evidence on program effectiveness. With fast-moving evidence-based policy bill, agencies may add new … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation Interview with Nick Hart: New Evidence-Based Policymaking Initiative Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Nick Hart is the director of The Bipartisan Policy Center’s new Evidence-Based Policymaking Initiative. Pay for Success and the Savings Trap Jake Segal, Governing … Continue reading
Performance Management Seven Steps for Creating a Bottom Line in the Government Prajapati Trivedi, Business of Government Most government agencies do not have a clearly defined bottom line. Thus, the managers of the agency often do not know what is … Continue reading
Analytics/Evaluation DATA Act’s ‘gentle transition’ offers agencies option to dive in, dip toe in data Meredith Somers, Federal News Radio For the Homeland Security Department, the DATA Act was more of a springboard than a starting line. Innovation Trump’s Tech … Continue reading