Innovation

 

Innovation

Conversations with Authors Series with Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black on Making Innovation Offices Work

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - 12:29
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What is the current state of government innovation offices? What should be considered when deciding to build an effective innovation office? What success factors go into building and sustaining innovation offices? How can you measure the success and identifying failures? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black, authors of the IBM Center report A Guide for Making Innovation Offices Work.
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Mon, 12/15/2014
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What is the current state of government innovation offices? What should be considered when deciding to build an effective innovation office? What success factors go into building and sustaining innovation offices? How can you measure the success and identifying failures? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black, authors of the IBM Center report A Guide for Making Innovation Offices Work.

Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - 12:28
Rachel Burstein is Academic Director at Books@Work, a public humanities nonprofit organization.

Global Leaders Series with Johannes Kopf

Friday, October 31st, 2014 - 12:49
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What factors contribute to Austria’s low rates of unemployment? How does Austria’s "dual educational system" factor into it? What is the Austrian Public Employment Service doing to enhance the way it does business? What can we learned from innovations being pursued in Austria? Join Michael Keegan for the inaugural global conversations with leaders series as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Johannes Kopf, managing director, Austrian Public Employment Service.
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Mon, 11/24/2014
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What factors contribute to Austria’s low rates of unemployment? How does Austria’s "dual educational system" factor into it? What is the Austrian Public Employment Service doing to enhance the way it does business? What can we learned from innovations being pursued in Austria? Join Michael Keegan for the inaugural global conversations with leaders series as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Johannes Kopf, managing director, Austrian Public Employment Service.

Dr. Johannes Kopf

Friday, October 31st, 2014 - 12:45
The Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) is Austria’s leading provider of labour-market related services. AMS matches candidates with job openings and assist jobseekers and companies who turn to it by offering advice, information, qualification opportunities and financial assistance.

Creating Innovation Offices That Work

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - 7:56
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 14:47
Innovation offices are being established by many governments—including cities (Austin, Philadelphia, Chicago), states (Maryland, Colorado, and Pennsylvania), and federal agencies (NARA, HHS, State Department).  But not all offices are organized in the same way, and not all have the same mission or metrics.  A new report, “A Guide for Making Innovation Offices Work,”by Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black detail how these various innovation groups fall into structural categorie

A Guide for Making Innovation Offices Work

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - 7:54
In this report, Burstein and Black examine the recent trend toward the creation of innovation offices across the nation at all levels of government to understand the structural models now being used to stimulate innovation—both internally within an agency, and externally for the agency’s partners and communities. Based on research into a broad range of federal, state, and local innovation offices, the authors identify six different models for how an innovation office can operate:

Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014 - 10:50
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:58
 John Kamensky OMB Updates Performance.gov.  OMB posted third quarter performance progress updates for cross-agency and agency-specific priority goals on performance.gov.  In an accompanying blog post, OMB director Shawn Donovan highlights some specific accomplishments.

Leading the Defense Health Agency: Interview with Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas Robb, director, Defense Health Agency

Friday, August 15th, 2014 - 12:07
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 09:42
Across the country healthcare systems are focused on ways to reduce variation in care, improve patient safety and more effectively use health information technology to improve clinical decision-making and outcomes. The Military Health System isn’t immune to such changes. In fact, within the military, there are additional imperatives for designing an integrated health system which includes more joint operations as a way to meet its aims of readiness, improving the health and care of people it serves, and doing this while managing costs.

Strategies to Manage Well Given Scarce Resources

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 - 10:02
The Center has published a variety of reports and related materials that provide ways for government to succeed in the face of constraints. Accordingly, we have brought key findings on this topic together in this compilation, found in the upper left-hand portion of the page, or as individual articles:

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.