January 2017 issue: A proposal to change public service culture
A Serious Error in Judgement: Former PBO throws Public Service Leadership under the Bus
Nearly one-third of public sector execs are actively “disengaged”
A curriculum fit for public service transformation
Like all governments, the federal public service faces increasing demands for innovation, cost efficiency, organizational agility, responsiveness to the needs of citizens, and harnessing new technologies across organizations.
Social leadership and a public servant’s pride
As a new assistant director in the Human Resources Branch at Canada Revenue Agency, I would like to share my thoughts on two topics that I am extremely passionate about: social leadership and a public servant’s pride.
UK’s chief public executive keynote at APEX symposium
Systems evolution: A gigamap
What is the central challenge facing government institutions and societies in coming decades? We define this challenge as Digital Era Governance, where information knows few boundaries, power is dispersed, and authority and accountability need to be reconceived.
Policy development in the digital age
Last September the federal government announced a small business hiring credit. Asked to justify the policy, finance minister Joe Oliver cited analysis by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), a nonprofit that represents the interests of small and mid-size business owners.
Everything has changed
Global Solution Networks: A revolution in governance
I don’t think governments have changed fundamentally since Al Gore made that famous commitment 20 years ago. We’ve largely paved the cow path and I think we know what needs to be done: we need to change the whole architecture of government. We need to release raw data so that governments can become a platform where civil society, the private sector and other government agencies can self-organize to create public value.
Leadership, Strategy and COVID-19 vaccines
Public trust and infodemics
Post-COVID-19 and the Future of Work
Supply chain attacks
Supply chain attacks are not common, and the SolarWinds Supply-Chain Attack is one of the most potentially damaging attacks we’ve…
Shaping smarter, more liveable cities
We have been hearing about smart cities for a little while now. Smart cities use data collected through sensors and…
Exploring the potential of Edge computing
As cloud becomes foundational, this year will see an increased focus in edge computing. In 2020, innovations in next-generation communications such…
Transforming Canada’s immigration environment – A key to our economic recovery
Immigration isn’t something that is top of mind in the day to day of most Canadians, but it’s a fundamental…
Think twice before acting: The Legal Aid dilemma
There is no Justice without access to Justice. ̶ BEVERLEY MCLACHLIN (2011), FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Tim Hortons, hockey, igloos, and the long-awaited NBA championship……....