government innovation

Socially Responsible Innovation Part Two: Government

Everyone is at the table in government, so everyone must be served. Governments thrive on socially responsible innovation, putting it in a unique position to work for the public good. Yet, the challenges governments face can be just as specific. [...]

Western Power: A Principled Approach to Government Innovation

When your customers are your voters, principles matter. Australia's Western Power sits in a unique place. One of its innovation hub's leaders, Brendon Nicatee, describes it as “half public, half private.” While it's entirely owned by the West Australian government, [...]

Embracing a Culture of Continuous Learning in Government

Learning leads to growth. We never stop learning, on a personal level, and that should be transferred over to the professional world. Yet, prioritizing continuous learning can sometimes be a difficult task in government. Here's what you need to know [...]

Government Hackathons: Five Steps to Success

Hackathons are hard but rewarding work. Friendly competition can bring out the best of us, and when developing government innovation, hackathons can help solve certain challenges through crowdsourced innovation and build engagement across your constituency.  So how does it work, [...]

Creating Healthy Feedback Loops for Government Innovation

Working together builds a better government. Government leads at the request of its constituents, and that means when the people speak, governments listen. The challenge is to create a consistent flow of feedback from the right stakeholders that turns into [...]

3 Keys for Breakthrough Innovation in Government

Breakthrough innovation is often what governments most need. Innovation in government is often incremental, with multiple smaller steps adding up to larger ones over time. Yet breakthrough innovation is highly possible in government; it just needs the right resources to [...]