The Dos and Don’ts of Sharing Government Performance Data
A transformation has occurred over the last 10 years in the way local government interacts with citizens. Valuable data that was once restricted has undergone a movement towards openness and transparency. Municipal leaders have learned that residents want a clear picture of legislation, decision-making practices, short and long-term goals, and strategic plans—all made easily available.
5 Key Attributes of High Performing Governments
High-performing governments are easy to spot: they’re open, they’re transparent, they’re accountable, and they’re engaged. They have the right tools at their disposal and they get the job done.
7 Benefits of Benchmarking for Local Government
Everyone benchmarks in one way or another in our personal lives. As an avid golfer, I hold an 8 handicap. On good days, I play to my handicap but on the not-so-good days, I struggle to break 90. Maintaining a golf handicap - benchmarking - helps me understand how I'm performing and what progress I'm making in my game. It also allows me to compete with golfers of differing abilities on a level playing field.