6 th Annual Performance Report Scorecard: Which Agencies Best Inform the Public?
Welcome Hon. Maurice McTigue
Study Results Dr. Jerry Ellig
Remarks and Dr. Timothy Roemer
Awards Hon. David Walker
Q&A Hon. Maurice McTigue et. al.
By Maurice McTigue, Henry Wray, and Jerry Ellig
How we score the reports 3 Categories Transparency Public Benefits Forward-Looking Leadership 4 Criteria in Each Category 1-5 Rating Scale Fails to meet expectations 1 Partially complete 2 Adequate 3 Shows innovation and creativity 4 Sets a standard for best practice 5
A caveat… This Scorecard evaluates only the quality of agency reports, not the quality of the results they produced for the public. Actual agency performance may or may not be correlated with report rankings in this Scorecard.
Accelerated deadline did not affect completeness of data
Show how the agency makes the country a better place to live
Explain failures to achieve goals
Describe changes to improve performance in the future
Biggest Challenges 2.87 Explain failures to achieve goals 2.83 Outcome-oriented measures 2.74 Major management challenges 2.74 Ensure data quality 2.70 Link results with costs 2.65 Demonstrate causality Average score
How much of the budget is covered by good reporting?
How much of the budget is covered by above-average reporting?
How good is accountability? $238 billion (6% of total) Amount of spending in reports scoring 36+ $4 trillion Total $843 billion Cost of regulation $957 billion Estimated tax expenditures $2.25 trillion Agencies’ total net cost of operations
It’s not just a good idea; it’s the law. Accountability