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Weekly Round-up: July 26, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 08:35
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of July 22, 2013

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How Non-Profits and Foundations Support Evidence-Based Government
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 17:02
Non-profits, foundations, and universities are enthused by government’s growing interest in the use of evidence and evaluation. They are chiming in with either support for government initiatives or undertaking their own.

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Weekly Round-up: July 19, 2013
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 08:41
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of July 15, 2013

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State, Local, and International Evidence-Based Government Initiatives
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 15:58
The federal government is not the sole player in the growing movement toward the use of evidence and evaluation in the policy decision-making process.

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Weekly Round-up: July 12, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 08:54
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of July 08, 2013

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Five Steps to Building an Evidence-Based Culture in Government
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 13:27
OMB’s guidance to agencies on the development of their FY 2015 budgets promises that “OMB will issue a separate memo at a later date that encourages the increased use of evidence and evaluation, including rigorous testing of innovative strategies to build new knowledge of what works.” This encouragement comes on top of a foundation already under development in many agencies.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 20:49
Now that Instagram has been approved for government use, how should government use it?

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New Report: Controlling Federal Spending by Managing the Long Tail of Procurement
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 07:31
Professor Wyld argues that more aggressively managing the tail of government spending - smaller, non-core expenditures that tend to receive less attention - offers the possibility of substantial cost savings.

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Half Empty or Half Full?
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:39
A recent GAO report on the executive branch’s approach to new requirements in the Government Performance and Results Act recommends that “OMB improve the implementation of the act.” But a sub-theme in the report describes how agencies are actually building a long-term, solid foundation for a performance-driven government.

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Four Evidence-Based Initiatives in the Federal Government
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 15:08
The Obama Administration has built on efforts from the Bush Administration to embed the use of evidence and evaluation in making funding decisions. There are now four different types of initiatives underway, or proposed, in a range of federal agencies.

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