Behavioral Insights Team
The Behavioral Insights Team (BIT) started life inside the Prime Minister’s Office at 10 Downing Street in the United Kingdom and now helps organizations around the world boost social impact by working together on improving the design of public services and measuring effectiveness using rigorous evaluation techniques. As a part of What Works Cities, BIT helps cities conduct real time, low-cost evaluations of programs, so they can continually improve city services.
Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University (GovEx)
GovEx helps governments build capacity for decision making that is rooted in evidence, open accountability, and citizen engagement. The interdisciplinary Center is part of the Institute of the 21st Century City where it augments research and academics. As part of What Works Cities, the Center works with cities to assess the current state of What Works practices, and support implementation and enhancement of open data and performance management programs.
The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization, uses the tools of civic tech, policy analysis and original reporting to advocate for more transparency and accountability in government at all levels. As part of What Works Cities, Sunlight helps cities craft meaningful and sustainable open data policies.