Since the US has now appointed its first ever “Chief Performance Officer”, it seems like a great time to talk about other great examples of US government transparency and business intelligence.
KPIs are everywhere! Here’s a quick selection of some articles from the last couple of weeks about performance management around the world.
Track US Government spending thanks to USA Spending.Gov and Polestar OnDemand. What can YOU come up with?
A couple of recent Boston globe articles talk about IBM/Cognos returning $13m because of bidding irregularities and questions over conflict of interest. The biggest net result is that some 20,000 people have been prevented from accessing information that could help improve the state’s education systems.