Tag Archives: innovation

Open by default

Catherine Howe on the need for the organisations delivering public services to be open ones: I have an underlying belief, and often unstated, belief that there is need to look at how we transition large organisations within the public sector … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. openkent :: home – "Open Kent is where public sector bodies in Kent can publish information about the services they provide." How to do a Crowd | Innovator Inside – … Continue reading

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Skunkworks videos

Today I came across two useful videos featuring Mark O’Neil – a CIO in central government and the guy that heads up the government skunkworks – talking about his work. They can be found via the UKauthorITy site: Skunkworks: How … Continue reading

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Scaling up public sector innovation

A few months ago I was interviewed by some very nice civil servants from BIS and CLG about how central government could help support and scale innovation in local public services. I can’t remember much of what I said, but … Continue reading

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Ken Eastwood on LocalGovCamp

Barnsley Council, and Public Sector Nomads’ Ken Eastwood has written a lovely, and important, blog post about his experience of LocalGovCamp: The 200 or so attendees again demonstrated that there is genuine talent within the sector and an interest in … Continue reading

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