Innovation

This collection of content looks at innovation in the public sphere in a number of ways, from examples of new ways of designing policy to solutions that break the mold.
 
Examples of themes to be explored include:
• Policy & knowledge
• Collaboration
• Tools
• Case studies

John Bracken

Counting down to the Open Gov News Challenge 2013

As the deadline for submissions approaches for the News Challenge on Open Government, John Bracken, the Knight Foundation’s Director of Media Innovation shares his observations on the journey so far and provides some insights for making project submissions, as well as how everyone can contribute to this timely Challenge to accelerate better ways that government and citizens can interact.

Chris Sopher

Open Government: Launching Knight News Challenge 2013

Ahead of taking formal applications, an “inspiration phase” has been launched for the 2013 Knight News Challenge. Some $5 million of Knight Foundation funding will be announced in June for innovative projects around Open Government.

Nigel Shadbolt

Launching the Open Data Institute: bottom-up, middle-out, top-down

Nigel Shadbolt discusses the realities of harnessing the potential of open data for governments, businesses and citizens. With Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor Shadbolt is the joint head of the newly formed Open Data Institute in London which he summarises as “… building the supply side; building capability and empowerment; developing a demand side”.

GovJam Paris

Service design for the public sector: designing questions before answers

The emerging discipline of service design is playing an increasingly important role in the public sector. In this special live recording from Paris, we speak with Christophe Tallec of Utilisacteur/Uinfoshare and Anne Marie Boutin, head of the French National Design Centre (Agence pour la promotion de la création industrielle) to learn how service design and design thinking helps organisations to focus on asking the right questions before looking for solutions.

startupweekend

Start-up culture meets Gov 2.0 in Washington DC

What happens when you bring a room of entrepreneurs, developers, designers and government practitioners together for 54 hours to create new enterprises and solve public challenges?

Mack Kolarich, co-organizer of the DC Gov 2.0 Startup Weekend, talks about how he and his team are adapting the highly-successful international Startup Weekend format to focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in the public sector.

ngruen

2.0 is changing the economic definition of public goods. Or is it?

Nicholas Gruen, economist and former chair of the Australian Gov 2.0 Taskforce debates the ways in which 2.0 thinking and technologies are changing economic definitions of public goods.

govjam-int

Global Service Jam connects dots worldwide with government

As part of the Australian Government’s APS Innovation Week 2012, G2R takes a look behind GovJam, happening around the world in June 2012.

govjam-feds

Federal agency leads international service GovJam

As part of the Australian Government’s APS Innovation Week 2012, G2R takes a look behind GovJam, happening around the world in June 2012.

nasa-opengov

A Plan for Openness: NASA’s Open Government Plan v2.0

NASA’s Nicholas Skytland and Alicia Llewellyn preview the NASA Open Government Plan 2.0 which highlights the progress that NASA has made in the Open Government arena, and plots a course for the future.

Mark Headd

The why, what and how of civic innovation

Civic innovator and hackfest vetern Mark Headd joins Gov 2.0 Radio for an in-depth conversation about mobilizing and sustaining civic innovation: hacking, start-ups and what Governments can do to encourage local action. In…

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