Posts Tagged: public value

Big Government IT is Dead. Long Live Big Government IT

Big government IT is broken and (slowly) dying. Too many projects cost too much and don’t actually deliver for the American people. In the face of greater budgetary pressure and higher citizen expectations, government buyers, program staff, and IT managers must change their approach.

Like Monetizing the Margins: On Creating Public Value around the Public Service

Last week I sat down with Alex, an Epidemiologist (and fellow public servant), and we worked through a redesign of the information systems he and his team use to track infectious diseases that may be threatening Canada. Although to be honest, that was never the intention. We originally met to discuss how (if) tablet computersRead… Read more »