Open source technology and developments allow governments of all sizes to launch applications that can immediately provide business returns, communicate with one another and find tailored, innovative solutions.
Innovation in the public sector can help solve some of communities’ most intractable challenges.
federal agencies must innovate the way they leverage IT to keep pace with the demands of today. To do that, many agencies have turned away from traditional IT models to embrace software-defined data centers.
In today’s dynamic and competitive environment, drifting with the currents inevitably leads to crashing upon the rocks. To thrive leaders must pick a destination and actively steer their organization towards it.
The nature of the public service is changing, and the old ways are not coming back. The future of public administration is transformation – and it’s high time we started supporting public servants to scuttle the old systems that keep governments entrenched in non-value-added work.
Wicked problems need their own solutions but no one wants to bring them up, let alone try to solve them. We can’t ignore some wicked problems forever.
Under the leadership of Geographic Information Officer (GIO) Julia Fischer, Maryland has used GIS as the basis for many exciting, constituent-focused projects.
You can find ways to innovate in spite of the budgetary constraints.
How do you even begin to plan an event that is relevant to government (three levels), academic and not-for-profit stakeholders across 13 provinces/territories in a massive country?
The sort of organizational culture we need to truly transform the public service is one that accepts open discussion and experimentation – so we can determine what is truly worthy of doing.