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Cross-Agency Priority Goals: 2014 (Part 1)
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 16:38
OMB released a refreshed list of cross-agency priority goals for the remainder of the Obama Administration. There are 15 goals, seven mission-related and eight management-related. Five carry over from the previous set of commitments. Following are edited excerpts from Performance.gov.

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Weekly Round-up: March 07, 2014
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 14:01
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of March 03, 2014

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Gov20 at SxSW
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:33
Tweeting (and more) from the Interactive Festival March 7-11

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Money for Moneyball Government
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 14:52
President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposals actually invest in programs that demonstrate effectiveness, and he invests in generating new knowledge about what works through more evidence and evaluation.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 08:47
Many levels of government are placing data sets as GIS layers, to the benefit of residents everywhere.

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Weekly Round-up: February 28, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 17:54
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of February 24, 2014

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Using Administrative Data for Statistical Purposes
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 16:14
“Start with what you have,” is the advice consultants recommend to organizations that are just launching a performance measurement initiative. And OMB has now issued guidance to that effect, encouraging agencies to use existing program administrative data in new ways.

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What Can We Learn About Managing Through Tight Budgets?
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 16:11
Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government released in insightful report on how California’s budgetary experiences over the past several years can provide lessons learned and roadmaps for other Federal State, and local governments who face fiscal constraints.

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Weekly Round-up: February 21, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 16:55
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of February 17, 2014

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Promising Practices for Interagency Collaboration
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 23:02
GAO has issued a series of reports over the past three years identifying more than 80 areas where there is potential duplication and overlap. It observes that “agencies face a range of barriers when they attempt to work collaboratively.”

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