From Air Travel to Food Safety - More Data Can be Misleading

Government agencies regularly report “incident” data, such as the number of burglaries, house fires, food poisoning cases, bankruptcies and workplace injuries. While these data can be used externally for accountability, they can also be used internally to predict and prevent these kinds of incidents.

John Kamensky is an Academy Fellow - click here to read his December 11th article for Government Executive.