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We are experiencing a shift of thinking and how we do business in government. Public servants are intrapreneurs rather than “lazy” government workers.
What do Bell Labs, Apple, the State of Rhode Island and Wake County, North Carolina have in common? They all created environments that facilitate interdisciplinary connections to drive new ideas, based on the understanding that innovation is most likely to happen through collaboration as opposed to the lone inventor working in isolation.
If we truly want to be innovative thinkers and outside-of-the-box problem solvers, we must force ourselves outside the box of our self-affirming minds.
Setting the goal of having coffee with 50 people forces you to be clear about your goals.
Though innovation is necessary for agencies to continue to deliver on their missions, it is often difficult for new technologies to take hold in government.
In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
If asked to name innovative organizations, how many government entities spring to mind? Not enough. This does not mean, however, that there is a shortage of innovation in government.
Where do you fit in when it comes to accepting innovation? Are you on board or are you getting left behind?
Incorporating new technologies, such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), can provide improved network functions, management and operations. There are a number of challenges to achieving digital transformation, but intelligent automation can better enable agencies to adopt SDN and NFV into their infrastructure.