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We are public sector change agents.

For public sector organizations in need of reform, UPD provides management consulting services with a particular focus on implementation and performance management.

Performance Management

Performance management is not just about data-based decision making. Metrics and dashboards are ineffective without attention to culture change. UPD’s Stat-based model provides the structured method and routine necessary to ultimately get better results.

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Using the leading education data standard in the US, the Ed-Fi toolset gives educators at all levels the power to integrate data, reporting and intelligence using your existing IT systems. As an open source and free-to-license solution, Ed-Fi provides a technology value not previously possible. Let UPD show you a new way.

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Data Use and Adoption

The presence of data and technology does not improve performance. UPD’s data system use and adoption process shepherds the human-level changes that ensure your IT investments deliver.

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Stakeholder Engagement

True engagement allows policy makers to tap into the knowledge and intelligence of their stakeholders to improve planning, build buy-in, and even create strong advocates. UPD has a proven set of strategies to harness the power of stakeholders.

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Educator Preparation

College deans need to know whether their programs are producing effective teachers. UPD’s continuous improvement process links to teacher outcomes so prep programs can identify — and correct — where they’re falling short.

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School Turnaround programs encourage states and school districts to try everything at once and hope it succeeds. But to succeed, all of the work of turnaround has to be managed. UPD’s performance management supports for turnaround ensure school leaders can manage and sustain the change.

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Organization Transformation

If your processes are wrong, the best people in the world working with the greatest technical efficiency will still achieve poor results. UPD provides a wide range of management consulting supports to get the most out of your staff and technology resources.

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