Resources

Report from the National Audit Office Evaluation in Government on the coverage, quality, use and resource costs of evaluation activity conducted or commissioned by government departments. Find it here: http://www.nao.org.uk/report/evaluation-government/

Article by Tony Munton Prioritising business intelligence in housing in the November 2013 edition of Housing Technology

Presentation to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Scotland Day December 6th 2012 Tony Munton slides RCSLT Scotland conference 2012

Test, Learn, Adapt – Cabinet Office guidance on using randomised controlled trails to develop effective public policy

Latest Audit Commission report on local commissioning of services through payment by results:

Basic introduction to business analytics (using data to create value):

Laursen ,G.H.N., & Thorlund, J. (2010). Business analytics for managers: taking business intelligence beyond reporting. Wiley: Hoboken, New Jersey.

Understanding the basics of performance data in the public sector.

Dr Katherine Rake, CEO of the Family and Parenting Institute, looks at issues surrounding the government’s ‘most troubled families’ initiative.

Department of Health consultation responses Liberating the NHS: An Information Revolution

National Audit Office overview of the work it has been doing with the Department of Health

Audit Commission report. Improving coding, costing and commissioning: Annual report of the Payment by Results data assurance programme 2010/11

RAND Corporation. Costs and benefits of health information technology: an updated systematic review

Oxford Review of Education paper claims home computer use can have positive impact on academic performance of 9 year olds in reading and mathematics.

Ofsted report on The impact of virtual schools on the educational progress of looked after children