Innovation

 

Innovation

How CIOs Can Enable Innovation

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 - 8:31
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:08
Guest Blogger: Tim Pavlick

A Playbook for CIO-Enabled Innovation in the Federal Government

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 - 16:03
In the federal government, for example, agencies have begun to designate chief technology officers, chief innovation officers, chief data officers, entrepreneurs-in-residence, and similar roles to promote new approaches to innovation. But because many innovations are rooted in the use of technology, agency Chief Information Officers (CIOs) can play a strong role as well. Furthermore, the new Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act creates a statutory requirement for CIOs to help lead agency IT innovation efforts.

Patrick Lester

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 - 12:59
Patrick Lester is the director of the Social Innovation Research Center (SIRC). The Social Innovation Research Center (SIRC) is a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization devoted to increasing the impact of nonprofits and public agencies in the field of human services. The center's work falls into three main categories: (1) reports and case studies on highly effective nonprofits and public agencies; (2) public policy analysis; and (3) coverage of major social innovation-related news based on interviews with leading experts, government officials, and front-line practitioners.

Innovative Methods Reshaping Government Recruitment

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 - 11:30
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:23
Traditional recruitment methods, such as websites and online applications, are no longer sufficient. Government agencies have to adapt to new recruitment methods to keep pace with these changes and build their future workforce.

Making Innovation Labs Work

Friday, November 13th, 2015 - 12:49
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:25
The White House recently released its final iteration of the Strategy for American Innovation – a set of policies and initiatives aiming to drive innovation and economic growth.  Among the suggested initiatives, Innovation Labs are slated to receive additional funding in the 2016 budget.  While Innovation Labs have the potential to create significant improvements for government, they have also received criticism for not meeting their goals.

Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare

Friday, October 30th, 2015 - 14:47
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What is open innovation and how can government leaders use it to find new ways to improve services? What are the best ways to capitalize on open innovation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Donald Wynn and Renee Pratt authors Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare.
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Mon, 01/11/2016
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What is open innovation and how can government leaders use it to find new ways to improve services? What are the best ways to capitalize on open innovation? Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and more with Donald Wynn and Renee Pratt authors Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare next week on The Business of Government Hour.

Leadership in Action - Fall 2015 The Business of Government Magazine

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 - 17:00
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 16:33
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.

Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 14:47
In the private sector, there has been a steady flow of technological advances being developed among organizations and individuals. Open Innovation

Strengthening Connective Links in Government

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 13:46
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 13:34
 The evolution of technology tools and the use of social media has dramatically lowered the technical and bureaucratic barriers to working more collaboratively.  In the first days of his administration, President Obama publicly placed a premium on the use of collaboration.

Strengthening the Connective Links in Government

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 13:35
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Many factors contribute to the rise of such efforts, including presidential support, statutory encouragement, and an ongoing evolution in the way government does its business. The challenge now is how to solidify the best of them so they remain in place beyond the upcoming 2017 presidential transition. Increased Use of Collaborative Governance
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