Technology is constantly changing as new tools are developed and old tools are modified or repurposed, and these commercial innovations are having a growing impact on how we govern.
Posts Tagged: future
A new survey identifies four sets of management initiatives that have had the greatest impact on government management efforts over the past twenty years.
Every generation portrays itself as living in ‘extraordinary times’ marked by dangers and opportunities. It goes without saying that certain leadership qualities may be more effective than others during such times.
A good career is about what happens on your career journey and how you reacted to whatever it was.
The key is not to think of artificial intelligence as an existential threat, but rather an event we can plan for and build around.
How organizations – and you — can become better at judging the likelihood of uncertain events.
Can leaders in a democracy think beyond the next election? This is a key question posed by a New Zealand academic, Jonathan Boston, who is studying how different countries attempt to address long-term risks to society, the environment, and fiscal sustainability. Dr. Boston, visiting the U.S. on a Fulbright Scholarship, sums up some of his… Read more »
If you’ve ever been to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, you’ve more than likely seen the exhibit on human origins and evolution. Historical artifacts, life-size models and realistic renderings attempt to paint a portrait of the earliest of human civilizations. From our modern perspective, these first Homo sapiens seem more like animals than… Read more »
Last week, GovLoop, Accenture and Pegasystems hosted an online training on the future of digital government. And an especially important part of that training was the Q & A session between panelists and attendees, since it provided a live, interactive forum for the exchange of ideas and solutions. You can listen to an archived recording… Read more »
Back in his 20s, Warren Buffett often asked himself, “Do I really want to spend $300,000 for this haircut?” An avid fan of compounding, the future billionaire constantly questioned whether spending money today was worth losing what he could have in the future if he invested it. Buffett is, obviously, the exception. Most of us… Read more »