The Open Innovation Team (OIT) is a great example of disruptive innovation in government. This blog outlines how Lancaster University academics evaluated our impact.
Open Innovation Team
I recently decided to do something a little drastic. After eight years in academia, I joined the Cabinet Office in January for a three month placement working as a Policy Advisor in the Open Innovation Team. It’s been a whirlwind …
I set-up the Open Innovation Team. I pitched the idea to Jeremy Heywood, refined it with colleagues, persuaded some top universities to fund us and quit my job at Treasury to run the pilot. I recently discovered that this kind …
Katy Mason, Professor of Markets, Marketing and Management at Lancaster University writes about public sector innovation.
Information and documents for partnering with us in phase II.
Two recent secondees discuss their PhD research and OIT placement over the last three months.
This blog post gives an introduction to online citizen engagement, what government has done in this area, and our work on the National Action Plan to improve participation in the future.
We have recently started a stream of data science projects to help accelerate government’s digital transformation. This post gives an introduction to data science and lists examples of its use in government.
The growing cryptocurrency market has given distributed ledger technologies (in particular, blockchains) momentum throughout industry. There is growing enthusiasm for using these technologies within governments for identity, criminal evidence chains, and energy trading. Distributed ledger technology might sound like complicated …
Learn about the Open Innovation Team's work to deepen collaboration between government officials and academics.