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 …
In 1681, an anonymous English commentator lamented that all innovations in government are dangerous. Today, we cannot get enough innovations in and by governments. Most have innovation strategies that target technological advances as well as social and policy innovations. Innovations …
Graeme Currie, Professor of Public Management at Warwick University presents some highlights from a workshop for government innovation.
We’ve invited leading thinkers from the British Sociological Association (BSA) to explain how they expect our digital future to unfold. This blog by Susan Halford, President of the BSA, explains why we arranged the event and links to a …
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.
In an earlier blog post we explained how distributed ledger technology (DLT) can provide transparency and accountability. In this post we’re going to take a closer look at how to decide whether DLT might be a good fit for a policy problem.