Public sector innovation

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Evidence-based policymaking: What is it? How does it work? What relevance for developing countries?

Evidence-based policy (EBP) is a discourse or set of methods which informs the policy process, rather than aiming to directly affect the eventual goals of the policy. This paper puts forward a number of approaches which will help to promote EBP.
Policy report

The design and implementation of mission-oriented innovation policies

Based on 20 mission-oriented innovation policies (MOIP) initiative case studies and 4 MOIP country case studies, this report systemically formalise and categorise mission-oriented practices and patterns along the three dimensions of strategic orientation, policy co-ordination and policy implementation.
Report

Challenges for Australian research and innovation

This paper argues that universities have done a fantastic job of investing in health and medical research that has delivered new products and services in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and vaccines. It has placed Australia in a good position to confront the current coronavirus-related health crisis...
Working paper

Dynamic capabilities in the public sector: the case of the UK’s Government Digital Service

This study explores the concept of dynamic capabilities in the public sector. Using the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) as a case study, the authors demonstrate how such capabilities form and how they evolve over time.
Report

Technology and the future of the government workforce

New and emerging technologies will change government in a wide range of ways. This report assesses the state of this transformation in the UK, what it means for the government workforce, and what steps the government needs to take now to ensure that it manages...
Policy report

Collaborating after crisis

This policy brief argues that practitioners and scholars can work together better by pivoting from ‘big questions’ towards ‘big challenges,’ and finding new ways of working collaboratively, especially by drawing lessons from successful collaborations, rather than dwell on supposed tensions between scholars and practitioners.
Report

Using collective intelligence to solve public problems

This report lays out a clear framework with practical advice for how public bodies can use collective intelligence techniques to tackle community challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policy report

Digital Government Index: 2019 results

This paper presents the overall rankings, results and key policy messages of the 2019 OECD Digital Government Index (DGI) and provides a detailed analysis of the results for each of the dimensions of the OECD Digital Government Policy Framework.
Report

The value of people power

Whether we call it formal or informal volunteering, giving, social action, mutual aid, or simply people helping people, the power of connecting and helping each other makes a huge contribution to society. This report includes an economic analysis of the value of people power and...
Briefing paper

The use of artificial intelligence by government: parliamentary and legal issues

This paper focuses on the parliamentary and legal implications of governments using a form of AI: automated-decision making (ADM), which is deployed in automated decision-making systems (ADMS). It discusses the implications, presents key parliamentary case studies, and sets out recommendations from the literature on how...