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Featured Analytics Interview: Lisa Danzig, Associate Director for Personnel and Performance, OMB

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 - 9:55
Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes
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Between 2011 and 2013, the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government collaborated on three reports on using data to improve decision-making.
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Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 - 12:18
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:56
In a panel discussion led by the Partnership’s Judy England-Joseph, three government leaders detailed the lessons learned from their experience that can help other agencies in the sound use of analytics to make decisions.  Specifically:

Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014 - 14:29
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 13:57
John Kamensky Much, Much Better Buying Power.  According to Jared Surbu, Federal News Radio, “The Defense Department unveiled the latest version of its Better Buying Power initiative Friday [September 19], shifting the acquisition improvement spotlight this time onto the need to drive more advanced technologies into the products DoD buys.”

Using Data Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 - 14:43
Welcome to our latest Data to Decisions project, a series of podcast interviews with federal leaders on how they are using data analytics to prevent and counter tax fraud, improve training, respond to emergencies, protect investors, keep our food supply safe, and more.
Between 2011 and 2013, the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government collaborated on three reports on using data to improve decision-making.
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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014 - 10:12
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Conversations on Big Data

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 - 13:49
Welcome to Conversations on Big Data, a series of podcast interviews with federal leaders on how they are using data analytics to prevent and counter tax fraud, improve training, respond to emergencies, protect investors, keep our food supply safe and more. Between 2011 and 2013, the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government collaborated on three reports on using data to improve decision-making.

Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014 - 10:50
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:58
 John Kamensky OMB Updates Performance.gov.  OMB posted third quarter performance progress updates for cross-agency and agency-specific priority goals on performance.gov.  In an accompanying blog post, OMB director Shawn Donovan highlights some specific accomplishments.

Weekly Round-up: September 5, 2014

Friday, September 5th, 2014 - 11:03
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:41
John Kamensky

Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 - 13:35
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It has since spread to 1,000 other cities worldwide and is gaining interest in U.S. cities as well. Dr. Gordon’s report offers an overview of the state of participatory budgeting, and the potential value of integrating the use of social media into the participatory process design. Her report details three case studies of U.S. communities that have undertaken participatory budgeting initiatives.  While these cases are relatively small in scope, they provide insights into what potential users need to consider if they wanted to develop their own initiatives.

Steve VanRoekel

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 - 11:45
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How are federal agencies delivering smarter information technology (IT) services? What are agencies doing to deliver value in federal IT investments? How are agencies using data-driven reviews to enhance IT performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Steve VanRoekel, Federal CIO & Administrator for E-Gov, Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
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Mon, 09/22/2014
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How are federal agencies delivering smarter information technology (IT) services? What are agencies doing to deliver value in federal IT investments? How are agencies using data-driven reviews to enhance IT performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Steve VanRoekel, Federal CIO & Administrator for E-Gov, Office of Management and Budget (OMB).