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Dr. Rodney Scott

Friday, March 24th, 2017 - 14:38
Dr. Rodney Scott is currently a visiting fellow at the Ash Center For Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University, where he is completing a research project exploring methods for managing (and improving) the performance of senior public servants. Dr. Scott is the Principal Research Fellow for New Zealand’s State Services Commission, where he leads the public management research programme and provides advice on public sector design and evaluation. Dr.

Conversations with Authors Series with Prof. Sandford Borins on The Persistence of Innovation in Government.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 - 12:16
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What does the landscape of public sector innovation look like and what does this mean for innovators and those who study their efforts? How do awards programs promote innovation efforts? How can a climate for innovation be created in public organizations? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Prof. Sandford Borins, author of the IBM Center report, The Persistence of Innovation in Government.
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Mon, 11/10/2014
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What does the landscape of public sector innovation look like and what does this mean for innovators and those who study their efforts? How do awards programs promote innovation efforts? How can a climate for innovation be created in public organizations? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Prof. Sandford Borins, author of the IBM Center report, The Persistence of Innovation in Government.

The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 6:34
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With this report, Professor Borins continues two decades of research analyzing winners of and applicants to the Harvard University Kennedy School’s Innovations in American Government Awards. This report presents a comparison of the applications received by the program in the 1990s (1990 to 1994) with those received in 2010.

Dr. Francisca M. Rojas

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 - 10:10
Dr. Francisca M. Rojas is Research Director of the Transparency Policy Project, which is affiliated with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She holds a doctorate in urban and regional planning and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. from the University of Michigan. Her recent work examines the social and political implications of information and communications technologies on systems of urban governance, development, and planning.

David Venturella

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 - 10:55
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The ICE’s Secure Communities program is designed to change immigration enforcement by using technology to share information between law enforcement agencies and by applying risk-based methodologies to focus resources on assisting all local communities remove high-risk criminal aliens.
Radio show date: 
Tue, 06/15/2010
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David Venturella, Executive Director, Secure Communities U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
 

Gregory F. Treverton

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:50
Gregory F. Treverton is chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC). Earlier, he served in government on the first Senate Intelligence Committee, the National Security Council, and as vice chair of the NIC. He has been the President of the Pacific Council of International Policy and director of studies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He has also held positions on the faculty of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Joseph Wholey

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:50
Joseph Wholey is Professor of Public Administration at the University of Southern California, where his work focuses on the use of strategic planning, performance measurement, and program evaluation to improve government performance and accountability.