Indicators: curse or blessing for local governments?
Indicators can teach local governments a lot, that is, if used intelligently. They allow the policy to be measured, they have a motivating effect and help the government to justify its policy. In the coming years, the Flemish government wants to help local governments by offering new indicators and simplifying the entry and consultation of data. For many governments indicators are new. This article formulates ten specific recommendations to work with them in the best way. Remember, indicators are a learning tool, not an assessment tool. Read more.