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From Data to Decisions: The Power of Analytics

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Innovation and Technology

From Data to Decisions: The Power of Analytics

The Partnership for Public Service, in collaboration with IBM’s Public Sector Business Analytics & Optimization practice, set out to study federal agencies’ use of analytics and how it helped them achieve better program results. We focused on identifying leading practices that illustrate how data informs decisions and drives meaningful and positive program changes. In particular,...

October 14, 2022
Exploring “The Peaceful Transfer of Power”

  The peaceful transfer of power from one presidential administration to another, or from a first to second term, is the cornerstone of American democracy. In this episode of “Profiles in Public Service,” Rachel Klein-Kircher and Loren DeJonge Schulman are joined by three practitioners and experts on presidential transitions who discuss the major challenges the…

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June 9, 2023
Sprinting Toward Civic Technology

Civic technology is critical to addressing some of the nation’s toughest challenges, from the opioid crisis to disaster relief and more. Today’s “Profiles in Public Service” guest, Drew Zachary from U.S. Census Bureau, describes how the federal initiative she co-founded, The Opportunity Project, uses cross-sector collaboration and open federal data to design technology that supports…

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June 3, 2022
Anybody Have a Map? The Government Does.

Our co-hosts Loren DeJonge Schulman and Rachel Klein-Kircher speak with Carrie Stokes and Sawyer McCarley about how digital mapping tools and technologies shape decisions about providing humanitarian assistance in developing countries, and why mentoring and investing in young people is critical to public service. Stokes is the chief geographer at the U.S. Agency for International Development…

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Max Stier’s statement for the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations hearing entitled, “Revitalizing the Federal Workforce”

Publication Type: Congressional Testimony,Statements for the Record

Introduction Chairman Connolly, Ranking Member Hice, and members of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, thank you for the opportunity for the Partnership for Public Service to submit a written statement for the record on revitalizing the federal workforce. The Partnership is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring public service and increasing the efficiency and...