Bad data

Here is a post worth reading. As far as I can see, they omit the main problem: upper management that doesn’t value or even understand good data.

Here is more. They still don’t get it.

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Another resource

A Nonprofit Culture of Measurement

PerformWell

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When performance measurement goes wrong

How does performance measurement relate to police problems?

I notice that the comments include some really naive claims about measurement.

I have a related paper: Applying System Dynamics Modeling to Foster a Cause-and-Effect Perspective

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Is this performance measurement?

Is this performance measurement? I’m not sure.

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When performance doesn’t perform

They are called a number of things, often efficiency commissions, but are they useful?

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Is this performance measurement?

Is this performance measurement?

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GAO Reports on Performance Information Use

Here is the link.

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Measurement and motivation

Does this inform performance measurement?

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The qualitative part of quantitative work

Competent analysts using numbers should also know the context.

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What performance measurement probably can’t do

Demanding too much of performance measurement will likely get mud.

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