Budgeting and Forecasting, ERP Systems and Technology

Bad Data: A Giant Challenge to Management, Budgeting and Policy

It’s no surprise that all local governments confront a number of challenges in developing strong management systems and good policies. Often, this is because of budgetary shortages. But in fact, hidden in the weeds of state and local government efforts is another obstacle: the remarkable amount of local and state data used for decision making that is flawed, out-of-date, biased, inaccurate, and on and on.

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