The Performance Platform measures how government services are performing. The team recently did a rediscovery of its work and now we’re exploring what data we should provide and how we should provide it to enable better decisions about government services.
Measurement and analytics
Data has a vital role to play in developing government policy and in delivering services that meet the needs of people across the UK.
It’s time to update you on what’s been happening on our work with data.
The other day, while driving along a local shortcut, I was faced with a ‘road closed’ sign and had to u-turn. Beyond the sign, there was no road where road had been yesterday.
Sam Hall is Head of Publishing Operations at the Office for National Statistics.
Over the last couple of months we’ve run search engine optimisation and analytics workshop sessions for content designers in government departments and agencies.
The product analysts are always keeping an eye on how GOV.UK is performing, and I thought it would be interesting to share a milestone and some other data about user behaviour.
Yesterday we released 83 dashboards. We wouldn’t normally plan to release like this.
The Performance Platform is a tool for government to answer the question ‘how are we doing?’. At present, the important facts are not accessible to the right people, at the right time, in the right way.
The Transactions Explorer has enabled government to track progress on its key performance indicators for the first time.