Using data to measure performance and accountability was a push in the federal government long before the President’s Management Agenda called for evidence-based policy-making and strongly encouraged federal agencies to monitor and measure their performance.
How do agencies demonstrate they’re making progress? Data. Federal agencies must harness the vast amounts of data they collect around program results and budgets to show how they are achieving their mission and delivering real progress against their mission goals and objectives — and how much it is costing. They must also use that data to make better decisions.
Read this whitepaper to learn how other agencies are using data analytics.