On Goals and Systems

In CGE Blog On March 31, 2014 0 522 0

Disclaimer: Note that while I work as a public servant, this...

Data, public safety, and the economy

In ICT On March 31, 2014 0 568 0

It may not seem immediately obvious, but public safety is an...

Recalibrating fixed beliefs

Evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould warned that “the most erroneous stories...

GovScience 4.0: The rise of “social” science

In Policy On March 27, 2014 0 526 0

The federal government’s Blueprint 2020 initiative provides an opportunity to re-think...

How to hire the best and brightest

In Renewal On March 26, 2014 0 460 0

One of the challenges facing the public service is recruiting and...

“Decide once, check many”: data, analytics and border control

In ICT On March 25, 2014 0 437 0

Border control is an important element of modern society. We live...

As certain as death and taxes

In Procurement On March 24, 2014 0 367 0

Benjamin Franklin said that “in this world nothing can be said...

The new normal: Creating a cost-conscious government culture

In Innovations On March 24, 2014 0 509 0

For government to fulfill its mandate of serving citizens, considerable spending...

A data-based approach to health care

In ICT On March 21, 2014 0 476 0

Health care is one of the most important services that governments...

Stewards of innovation: Leaders in the middle

In Renewal On March 20, 2014 0 550 0

Middle managers are emerging as the true change makers and disciples...