Kristina Costa explores the state’s telling investment in an institute that judges the effectiveness of programs for beneficiaries and taxpayers.
Kristina Costa explores “what works” platforms in education, pointing out their current limitations and also their importance in times of tight budgets.
Jitinder Kohli outlines the importance of government agencies focusing resources on programs that work, not ones like this criminal-justice program run amok.
Jitinder Kohli and Douglas J. Besharov describe recent progress in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, and New York City toward adopting pay-for-success bonds.
John D. Podesta applauds President Obama’s plan to reshape the federal government to boost U.S. economic competitiveness.
If Congress wants to improve its approval ratings and do positive work for our nation, it would do well to consider these 12 resolutions for 2012, writes Sally Steenland.
This diagnostic quiz will help you identify your agency’s strengths and weaknesses on innovation, and offer advice on what to try next.
Jitinder Kohli describes how government agencies should develop plans to promote a culture of innovation.
Vicki Sellick describes two ways government agencies can offer incentives to nurture innovations that meet the most pressing social challenges.
Kristina Costa takes a tour of successful social innovations and discovers that a common ingredient they share is “permeability,” or the willingness to be open to new ideas, technologies, and collaborative opportunities.
Video Jitinder Kohli talks about the importance of increasing diversity in the highest levels of government.
Jitinder Kohli discusses the role leaders must play to build an innovation culture in their agencies, encouraging calculated risk taking and challenging traditional approaches.
Is open government really working? Ask Aunt Edna, says Gadi Dechter in this Government Executive article.
Vicki Sellick describes the five key elements to promoting a culture of innovation in government agencies focused on social issues.