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Infrastructure Matters

We need to invest in infrastructure now for the sake of public safety and to boost our economy, says Donna Cooper.

By Donna Cooper | Friday, March 18, 2011

Chopping at the Roots of Innovation

The Republican Study Committee’s recommendations undermine America’s potential clean energy leadership, writes Kate Gordon.

By Kate Gordon | Friday, January 21, 2011

The Innovation Imperative

Jitinder Kohli examines ways that the leaders of federal agencies and departments can stretch tight budgets imaginatively and provocatively.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 22, 2010

An American Innovation Agenda

Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO of Amgen, talks about what he thinks makes America so competitive in biotechnology.

By Kevin Sharer | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Infrastructure Edge

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell discusses why we need to invest in our infrastructure to remain globally competitive.

By Edward G. Rendell | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Power of the President

book_alt2 icon Report Recommendations to advance progressive change from the Center for American Progress and Senior Fellows, compiled by Sarah Rosen Wartell and with a forward from John Podesta.

By Sarah Rosen Wartell and John Podesta | Tuesday, November 16, 2010

OMB’s IT Procurement Fix Should Include FedSpace Strategy

OMB should use a new social networking platform to develop an integrated system for collaboration among federal IT employees, write Will Thomas and Pratap Chatterjee.

By Will Thomas and Pratap Chatterjee | Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Silos of Small Beer

book_alt2 icon Report Maryann Feldman and Lauren Lanahan's look at the efficacy of regional innovation programs in the eastern Midwest regional economy.

By Maryann Feldman and Lauren Lanahan | Thursday, September 23, 2010

New Paradigms for Social Innovation

Doing What Works project event explores the institutional challenges to innovation in government and how they can be overcome.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Scaling New Heights

book_alt2 icon Report Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kohli provide strategies for spotting small successes in the public sector and making them big in this Doing What Works project report.

By Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kohli | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Capital Ideas

book_alt2 icon Report Jitinder Kohli and Geoff Mulgan provide a menu of more than 20 different ways public agencies are promoting the generation of great ideas in this Doing What Works project report.

By Jitinder Kohli and Geoff Mulgan | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Halting IT Boondoggles

The White House today announced that it will halt troubled IT spending and begin a long-overdue review of government technology, writes Ian Millhiser.

By Ian Millhiser | Monday, June 28, 2010

Homegrown Innovation

Undersecretary of Commerce David Kappos talks at a CAP event about how innovation and patent reform may be the critical, hidden component for U.S. job creation.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Ask the Expert: Major Advances in Synthetic Biology

play_alt icon Video Jonathan Moreno explains what synthetic biology is, what the J. Craig Venter Institute announcement means, and how to ensure that synthetic biology benefits Americans.

By Jonathan D. Moreno | Thursday, May 20, 2010

High-Tech Transportation for a Growing Nation

China’s investment in high-speed rail is laying a foundation to continue its economic growth and improve its competitive position in the global clean energy economy, write Julian L. Wong and Nick Wellkamp.

By Julian L. Wong and Nick Wellkamp | Tuesday, May 4, 2010