Over the past several years, agencies have developed a feel for technology that encourages a successful hybrid workforce. Now the conversation has turned to physical workspaces: how to accommodate employee expectations. Here’s how one agency is innovating.
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Despite recent progress with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, one largely minority demographic — the incarcerated — lags behind. Prioritizing DEI principles in prisons starts by equipping incarcerated individuals for success as soon as they enter a facility.
Community engagement increases when agencies think of residents as end users, not just beneficiaries of government services.
The allure of building your own generative AI applications may be irresistible — but it’s not as straightforward as it seems.
A new Department of Health & Human Services agency, ARPA-H, is laser-focused on biomedical breakthroughs and innovations that could redefine healthcare in this country. Here’s how ARPA-H is doing it.
Blanket bans or prohibitions against government agency use of generative AI won’t work. The recent Executive Order on AI takes a much more effective approach to guiding agencies on the proper way to adopt this new technology.
Government agencies need room to find out the best uses of AI to achieve their goals and to help those they serve. They need AI laboratories that provide a safe space to experiment, to find out what works, and — maybe more importantly — what doesn’t.
Innovation is more than a process: It’s a culture. Here’s how Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology makes it happen.
Understanding the root cause of complex system failures can be tricky, and our desire for accountability may sometimes be at odds with learning the root cause. Incorporating blameless postmortems to help identify issues could help agencies provide better services to those who need them.
Automating processes internally so that the public doesn’t need to go through manual processes can help save people time and get them the help they need.