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Business Intelligence for National WIA Program Analytics

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PMQ is a subscription based Web application service for the reporting and analysis of national WIA quarterly performance data. PMQ brings WIA data from the cloud to your desktop in an intuitive and easy to use format. No query building. No IT headaches. No risk.

Want to see how your Workforce Investment Board compares to others in your state, region or all other workforce boards in the country? Would you like to quickly gain a deeper understanding of program outcomes by participant services and characteristics? Want to have immediate access to dynamic WIA performance information using a simple website? Explore the tabs below for more detailed information. Demonstrations are available to fit your schedule or simply join a Drop-In Demo.

Key Features

The power behind PMQ is that you have national WIA data at your fingertips, over 5 million participant records to play with in a dynamic, Web-based application. PMQ provides the necessary features to make working with this data

  • Secured Web application
  • Single click Excel exporting
  • Create a personal library of saved reports, customize favorite report menu
  • Share reports across the PMQ user community
  • Drag and Drop Ad hoc report building, including custom charts and calculations using built in math and statistical formulas.
  • Customize report formats
  • Print options
  • Comprehensive Support Center
  • Built in statistical and math calculator
  • Access to all data points provided in national WIA data
  • How-to Videos

Available Data

What Data is loaded to PMQ?

PMQ is populated with USDOL Workforce Investment Act (WIA) national quarterly data. Each quarter, states submit WIA program data to USDOL. Once received, reviewed and documented, USDOL packages the data into a national data set and releases this it for public consumption. Each release contains 4 quarters worth of data, the most current quarter and the previous three; on average, included in the data is 5-6 million WIA program participants. PMQ stores the full four quarter or annual block of data for reporting and analysis.

Data Update Frequency

PMQ is updated within 72 hours of public release of new WIA data.

Historical Data Available

PMQ subscribers have access to national WIA data from the most recent prior two program years at no additional cost.

From Data to BI Access Fast

Performance Indicators

You may conduct detailed analysis with the following metrics in PMQ.

Outcome Metrics

All Common Performance Measures for Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth. All "legacy" measures, including Adult and Dislocated Worker Earnings Change, Adult and Dislocated Worker Credential Rate, Older and Younger Youth metrics.

Participant Flow Metrics

New Participants, Exited Participants, Served Participants, Carry-Over Participants

Performance Goals Included

PMQ includes state level and GPRA performance goals for Common Performance Measures

Customized FutureWorks Performance Indicators

Average Days In Program, Days in Core, Intensive, Training; Training Completions

Drill Down Analytics

Drill down monitoring, analysis and reporting by:

  • Region, State, WIB area
  • All WIA outcome metrics and Common Measures, including customized FutureWorks performance indicators
  • Participant flow metrics
  • Participant characteristics
  • Participant services
  • Quarters, Program Year to Date

Dashboard Application

PMQ includes 4 distinct dashboards. Dashboards provide a 50,000 foot view of performance down to the WIB level. They are available online and interactive. They are shareable as a PDF document while maintaining their interactivity.

Available Dashboards:

  • WIA Performance (All Common Measures, variance reporting to state or GPRA performance goals)
  • Participant Flow (served, exited, new participant)
  • Actual Outcomes
  • Results (a WIA performance dashboard specifically designed for the layperson)

Training & Support

PMQ subscribers are provided 3, 1-hour Webinar training sessions. Subscribers have access to phone and email support.

PMQ includes a comprehensive online Support Center, complete with how-to videos.

Pricing & Implementation

PMQ is a subscription service and is priced per licensee. FutureWork Systems has partnered with several leading workforce development associations to extend discounts to their membership. Bulk pricing is available. For pricing for subscriptions greater than 10 licensees, please contact us for a custom quote.

  • $3,600/yr. per subscriber
  • $2,100/yr. per subscriber (for members of partnering organizations)

PMQ Partners may offer exclusive PMQ subscription deals to their members. Organizations interested in becoming a PMQ Partner should contact us for details.



Eligible Training Provider Analytics Now Available

Performance Matters is now mining vast amount of data from client WIOA PIRL data files to tap ETP info for in-depth analytics and reporting. Performance Matters recently was updated to include a collection of 8 default reports.

  • View ETP performance across your entire State or Workforce Development Board.
  • Slice ETP outcome data by participant characteristics or services.
  • Drill to see ETP outcomes by occupations trained and see who ended up in employment that was training related.
  • Monitor participant flow by ETP and occupations trained...or isolate it by Case Manager.

The depth of ETP analytics in Performance Matters gives powerful insight never before seen. The performance questions that can be answered are nearly limitless.

See our ETP module in Performance Matters. Schedule a Demonstration of Performance Matters today.

Schedule a Demo.

How can BI Improve your Performance?

It's simple...BI can give instant, intuitive access to program data across your agency to support a performance dialog agency-wide and help inform program and policy decisions that can be supported by data. That's effective Business Intelligence for Workforce Development.

But to really understand how BI can help Workforce Development initiatives, you must see it for yourself and take a moment to hear from experts who have seen BI implemented across the workforce development system - national, state and among Workforce Development Boards.

Serious about using data to help drive decisions? Want to learn more? Let us know.

We offer test drives of Performance Matters using your own data.

Contact us.

WIOA Dashboard Site News

The WIOA dashboard site has been updated, but awaits national WIOA data. When USDOL releases publicly available national WIOA data, we'll load it into our dashboards and make them avialable from this site, gratis.

Dashboards that are currently on this site contain USDOL quarterly WIA data, so we aren't quite at WIOA yet...but we'll be ready when the data is! Check out the site and don't forget to sign up to be notified when dashboards are updated with new data.

WIOA Resources

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