Michael Lennon replied to the topic GovHelp: What Should Be the #1 Focus of New White House Deputy CTO Chris Vein? in the forum Technology 8 years, 11 months ago
AGREE with you about the importance of culture (or as we have been characterizing it “Equipping the Public Manager to lead open innovation”)
DISAGREE that IT &/or Engineering schools are the right place to begin seeking Organization Development (or Human Factors) talent
At the sister GovLoop discussion https://www.govloop.com/group/smarterbetteropengovernment, we have been exploring some of these ideas and have developed the slide deck below as a “Case for Action” (slide 7 is the key point; please forgive the “rough state” of the draft) :
We also have some very specific capacity-building initiatives including a curriculum planning effort for “Cultivating Govpreneurs“. If folks are interested, let me know, we can use all the allies we can get.
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