Navigator Award Finalist: Team From Results Washington, State of Washington

In the Evergreen State, the Results Washington team is measuring government performance and improving the way services are provided—and letting the public see how they’re doing that in the process.

Local Government Performance Guru Heads Back to Louisville

Daro Mott will return to the Louisville Metro Government as chief of performance improvement.

Optimize Performance Management by Aligning People, Ideas and Data

Break down your silos and ditch your mountains of metrics in favor of an interactive system.

Cities Get a Resource Toolkit for Data-Driven Government

In addition, What Works Cities named 12 more to its performance initiative.

The Path to Better Performance Reporting

What are the lessons learned and what are we still learning about performance and evidence-based management in government?

Performance Management vs. Data Analytics: An Interview With Mike Flowers

New York City’s first chief analytics officer: “Don’t lose the service delivery forest for the quantification tree.”

Making Data-Driven Government Fundamental and Sustainable in City Halls

As the What Works Cities program, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, celebrates its first year, municipal leaders and experts are looking at ways to make the results of their data efforts “so essential that nobody can take it away.”

Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter Joins What Works Cities as Senior Fellow

New York City’s former chief analytics officer, Mike Flowers, also joins the program, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Boston, Inspired By the ‘Green Monster,’ Looks to Score Beantown’s Municipal Performance

The new ‘CityScore’ dashboard ‘recommits us to our pledge of transparency and delivery of excellent’ services, Mayor Walsh says.

The Dallas CPE: Planning, Management and Continuous Improvement Enhance Service Delivery

The City of Dallas integrates proven management systems and performance improvement tools under a single umbrella to provide better, more efficient services to residents.

13 New ‘What Works Cities’ Announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Improving data-driven government is the aim of the municipal-focused initiative.

Data Is the Fuel That Turns the Gears of Government

It's also powering incremental change that's improving operations and public services. Just look at Cincinnati.

Big Data Is Big News, Especially in State Governments

The Pew Charitable Trusts is starting an 18-month review of how the 50 states are utilizing data to improve decision-making and government performance.

Route Fifty Viewcast on Dec. 8: Leveraging Data for State and Local Government Transformation

Register for our upcoming free, livestreamed event that’s focused on the role of data in government operations and performance.

Improving Local Government Performance in Louisville: ‘It’s All About The People’

The deputy director of performance management in Kentucky’s largest city shares some tips about developing and keeping talented staff.

Figuring Out What Makes the Best-Managed Cities Tick

‘What Works Cities,’ an expanding Bloomberg Philanthropies program, aims to create maturity models for municipal governments, using data to ‘get a better picture of what good looks like.’

Urban Informatics: A Q&A With Robert Goodspeed of the University of Michigan

In advance of a Sept. 26 “unconference” on urban informatics in Ann Arbor, Route Fifty discusses the intersection of data, municipal governance, planning and innovation.

Pittsburgh Prioritizes ‘Inclusive’ Tech Initiatives With New Innovation Roadmap

The city’s technology boom “must be accessible to all,” according to Mayor Bill Peduto.

Cincinnati Takes Big Step Forward to Improve Its Municipal Performance

Mayor Cranley: The Office of Performance and Data Analytics “is absolutely essential for us to meet expectations for good customer service.”

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