“Who is Driving the Bus?”—One State Legislator’s Call to Action for Increased Transparency and Accountability in Government

Buy it on Amazon or Clear Impact website: Clear Impact website for $13.95 and Amazon.com for $14.95.   “Thank you to Diana Urban for telling the true story of trying to move a Bureaucracy to Results-Based Accountability. You will laugh, you will cry, but if you have ever been in these shoes, you will totally relate. So much [...]

RBA Makes Good Politics: Diana Urban Runs Unopposed in Connecticut’s 43rd District

Representative Diana Urban, a well-known champion of Results-Based Accountability™ and avid children's advocate, is currently running unopposed for her eighth term representing Connecticut's 43rd district. Currently, she is Chair of the Committee on Children and Co-Chair of the Results-Based Accountability Sub-Committee of the Appropriations Committee.  Most remarkably, Urban has run unopposed as both a Republican [...]

Defining Results Essential to Leadership Development Says Donna Stark: SSIR Blog Post

Donna Stark Donna Stark—Vice President of Talent and Leadership at the Annie E. Casey Foundation—recently refocused the leadership-development lens on defining results, in a piece published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review. In this case, defining results means “stating clearly what success looks like” so that leaders can more easily collaborate their efforts [...]

Mark Friedman Discusses Results-Based Accountability™ on CNBC Africa

From October 8th to 10th, Clear Impact, Accelerate Performance, and United Way South Africa hosted a three day Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) Africa Summit, which was held at the Hyatt Regency in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event brought together leading RBA experts to introduce cutting-edge RBA concepts that are helping create measurable improvements for children, families, [...]

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Localizing Post-2015: Achieving Measurable Improvements with Results-Based Accountability

Concept Overview As UNDP and HABITAT, on behalf of the United Nations Development Group (UNDP), and the Global Task Force of Local and Regional Governments continue the consultation on “Localizing the post-2015 agenda,” Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) should be adopted as a framework for local action.  Distinct from Results-Based Management (RBM) utilized by the United [...]

Vermont Enacts Groundbreaking Accountability Legislation

On June 11, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed S.293, a bill that places RBA's approach to accountability into state law. This is model legislation for other US states and governments around the world. Please download and read this legislation, and share it with others: Vermont Bill S.293 The bill comes from an historic agreement between the [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: The Smith Family Named Runner-Up in Not-for-Profit Category

Named the runner up in the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, The Smith Family provides long-term support to disadvantaged children and young people to keep them engaged in education. It has an integrated, whole-of-organization approach to measurement based on the Results (Outcomes) Based Accountability (RBA) framework which is embedded in its policies, processes [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: UnitingCare Wesley Bowden Recognized as Finalist in Not-for-Profit Category

A finalist in the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, UnitingCare Wesley Bowden (UCWB) has been at the forefront of the implementation of the Results Based Accountability (RBA) framework across the community services sector in South Australia. Historically, UCWB has collected data on the numbers of clients served and service delivered and how well [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: Anglicare WA Wins Not-for-Profit Category

Topping the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, Anglicare WA has been building a culture of evaluation and continuous improvement across the organization for the past two and a half years. Driven by its strategic plan and single Beneficiary Performance Indicator (BPI) of moving clients from surviving to thriving, this choice is centered on [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: NSW Family Services Inc, with Support from Clear Impact Australia, Named Runner-Up in Small Not-for-Profit Category

Recognized as the runner up in the small not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, NSW Family Services Inc (FamS) is a pioneer in measuring impact, adopting the Results Based Accountability (RBA) framework and then securing a grant to allow them to train all of their members on how to use RBA. The peak body [...]

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