Applying a Life-Cycle Approach to Information Quality. ARRA Performance Data Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the Office of Environmental Information May 2009. What are performance data?.
ARRA Performance Data
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of Environmental Information
 Number of existing heavy duty diesel engines (including school bus engines) that have been retrofitted, replaced or retired (DERA); Number of states that have awarded all of the 20% green project reserve (CW SRF); Number of jobs leveraged (Brownfields); Number of criminal, civil and administrative actions (OIG)
Evaluate measure/data quality options
Assess costs & benefits of options
Revise measures & QA plans as warranted
Check quality processes for adequacy
Review oversight results for compliance with QA plans
Document issues, problems & deviations
Characterize validity of a priori assumptions about measure/data quality
Assess implications for intended use of/goals for performance measure/data
Identify options to improve performance measure/data quality
Bottom line purpose (of PDCA, too): To minimize end-of-pipe errors in reporting performance results!