Before Training Public Servants, You Must Educate Yourself

Opinion: A well-timed survey may be the difference between failure or success

Asking the right questions

  • Iteration,
  • Design thinking,
  • Digital thinking,
  • Data and evidence use,
  • Curiosity and flexibility, and
  • New narratives and cooperation

Surveying digital trends

Saying and doing are different things

Mapping knowledge gaps

  • Problem definition
  • Human-centred design
  • Data analytical thinking
  • Open innovation
  • Behavioural insights
  • Lean-agile methods
  • Impact evaluation methods
  • Evidence synthesis methods
  • Systems thinking

Taking the pulse on innovation

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Director @TheGovLab, Prof @NYUTandon. Former @POTUS44 US Deputy CTO White House @OpenGov Initiative. Author, Smart Citizens, Smarter State (2015).

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Beth Simone Noveck

Beth Simone Noveck

Director @TheGovLab, Prof @NYUTandon. Former @POTUS44 US Deputy CTO White House @OpenGov Initiative. Author, Smart Citizens, Smarter State (2015).

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