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Predicting End-of-Year Student Performance

Posted December 19, 2012 11:56 AM by Ted Jackson

I Can’t Get No…

How can you institute any level of pay-for-performance if you only track your measures once a year?

Not knowing where you stand at any given moment makes it that much harder to demonstrate your impact. If you’re off track or on track during the year, will you be the last to know? And how do you decide where to focus your attention: pull from a hat?

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Top Concerns of City & County Managers

Posted May 10, 2012 11:24 AM by Dylan Miyake

The economy is swinging up and down and municipal governments are feeling the pressure. Cities and counties have had to "cut the fat" for at least the last three years.

As a participant at the recent Florida Benchmarking Consortium conference in Winter Park, Florida, I had the opportunity to listen in while managers reported their top concerns and brainstormed potential solutions. Some of these threats and/or weaknesses are specific to government while others apply more broadly.

Do any of the challenges relate to your organization? Have you found any other solutions?

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Benchmark Social Media Stats vs. other Government Agencies by Friends, Followers, Tweets, Retweets

Posted December 20, 2011 10:49 PM by Dylan Miyake

Attention all Facebook, Twitter, and Newswire marketing experts...

GovLoop hosts a great tool for comparing publicity, engagement, and social media interactions for a range of departments and agencies like the Peace Corps, the US Marines, the Center for Disease Control, Federal Reserve Banks, the Security and Exchange Commission, and many more.

An screenshot of the dashboard is posted here on our blog in addition to links back to the full site.

What's your take? Anything surprising? How does your agency fare?

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