Litmus

Litmus promotes innovation in the public sector. We work with public agencies and the people they serve to develop and rigorously test new ideas for improving the performance of the public sector.

Litmus creates opportunities for research to be done with, rather than on, public sector practitioners and the people they serve. We believe in the importance of people and place, and we never adopt a one-size-fits-all approach to policies and practices.

Whether working with agencies focused on criminal justice, education, healthcare, or social services, Litmus aims to change the way that knowledge is created in the public sector. We facilitate “deliberative innovation”—a process of engagement and experimentation that empowers public agencies to test their own ideas, on their own terms, with the full confidence that our team will support them on the analytical details. 

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Featured Blog Posts

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/ Sep 02,2020

Litmus’ BetaGov Receives Award

from Victoria (Australia) Department of Justice and Community Safety

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/ Aug 06,2020

Litmus Receives NAF Award

for Developing a Neighborhood Index

more on: data, education
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Blog
/ Jul 27,2020

Conducting a Rapid Research Police Experiment

to Test the Effectiveness of Flashing Police Lights on Auto Crime

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Featured Press Posts

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Leader: Angela Hawken

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