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Tiered Evidence Grants - An Assessment of the Education Innovation and Research Program

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:13
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Early-stage innovations receive smaller grants; mid-level programs with promising evidence receive larger grants; and initiatives with substantial evidence of success in multiple settings are expanded nationally and receive the largest grants.

A Conversation with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed

Friday, April 15th, 2016 - 14:05
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What is the Federal Invest in What Works Index? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at Results for America.
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Mon, 04/18/2016
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What is the Federal Invest in What Works Index? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at Results for America.

Major General John Ferrari, Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation Office, Deputy Chief of Staff (G8), U.S. Dept. of the Army

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 11:04
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The U.S. Army stands at a pivotal point in history, challenged to reshape its force into one that is leaner, yet more capable of meeting national defense priorities. As the Army shapes a force focused on meeting the nation’s strategic land power requirements in an uncertain strategic environment, the reality of current and potential budget reductions continues to challenge the optimal path for balancing the requirementsof a ready and modern Army.

Major General John G. Ferrari

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - 14:40
Major General John G. Ferrari, was deputy director of program analysis and evaluation within the office of the deputy chief of staff, G-8, U.S. Army, in Washington, District of Columbia.  He is now the director of program analysis and evaluation within the office of the deputy chief of staff, G-8, U.S. Army, in Washington, District of Columbia.

How Will Government Adapt?: Finding and Funding What Works

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 - 12:08
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 11:46
This is the third blog post in a series that sums up highlights of sessions held as part of the annual meeting in mid-November of the National Academy of Pubic Administration. The moderator for this session was Jon Baron, President, Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy.  Panelists Grover J. “Russ”Whitehurst, Director, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; Former Director, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

Next Steps in Moneyball Government

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 - 18:03
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 16:55
In mid-November, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an assessment of how well agencies use performance information in decision making, with a particular focus on program evaluations.  Around the same time, a study on evidence-based policymaking in the states was released by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation; and a new book, Moneyball for Government, by Peter Orzag and Jim Nussle, was announced by the non-profit Results for America.  Finally, a bill was introduced in the House by Congressman Paul Ryan (R), with the support of Senator P

Harnessing Evidence and Evaluation: Insights from Kathy Stack, Advisor, Evidence-Based Innovation, Office of Management and Budget

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 11:41
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The federal government spends tens of billions annually on social programs with modest or poor results. In other cases, billions have been spent on programs and funding streams while little rigorous evidence exists about program outcomes. In a climate of fiscal austerity, it is far better to cut programs with minimal impact and improve existing programs, based on evidence from high-quality program evaluations.

Kathy Stack

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 - 16:06
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What is program evaluation? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies conduct rigorous program evaluations and data analytics on a tight budget? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kathy Stack, Advisor for Evidence-Based Innovation, Office of Management and Budget
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Mon, 06/02/2014
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What is program evaluation? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies conduct rigorous program evaluations and data analytics on a tight budget? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kathy Stack, Advisor for Evidence-Based Innovation, Office of Management and Budget
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New Report: Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - 9:26
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 08:23
The IBM Center for The Business of Government, is pleased to present a new report, Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices, by Professor Gwanhoo Lee, of the Kogod School of Business at American University.

Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - 14:30
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Ideation platforms are modern tools predicated on an old adage, “None of us is as smart as all of us.” Though that proverb has been widely accepted, collecting and synthesizing the knowledge of “all of us” into actionable next steps has been a daunting task. The rewards for doing so, however, are potentially very high, especially for large organizations in both the private and public sector.
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