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TCS is part of the Government Data Architecture initiative to enable secure data sharing and usage across public service, built upon an integrated data management framework that manages the data lifecycle effectively from acquisition to destruction. It is a one-stop central sensor data platform that provides end-to-end data sharing services with exploitation environment.
Till 2017, the Ministries and govt. organizations took individual, decentralized & disintegrated initiatives to digitize public services. But most initiatives were facing challenges to provide services due to unplanned design and implementation. To overcome this, Digital Service Design Lab is an innovative method where service providers, service recipients and IT experts design digital services and prepare digitization masterplan together for their respective ministry/org. within just 6-7 days.
Since 2020, the City of Austin (COA) and the University of Texas (UT) have collaborated on over twenty diverse research projects under the legal and administrative framework of a five-year, ten million dollar master interlocal agreement (ILA). Among a very few of its kind in the USA, this ILA is an "innovation enabling innovation" that bridges the barriers between two large, extremely complex organizations and fast-tracks the launch of research and innovation projects by four to five times.
The Startup GOV.BR Program aims to accelerate strategic digital projects at federal government in an unprecedented and innovative way. By providing technological tools, allocating professionals and assisting them to adopt agile methodologies, it supports a 30-crosscutting-project portfolio with several federal agencies. The initiative has promoted a paradigm shift in the management of public digital solutions, incentivizing agility, resilience and value generation for citizens and general users.
Covid-19 outbreak and the new reality led to increase in the demands for remote health services. The health system faced with an adaptive challenge of redesigning remote health services in no time. The Digital Health Department at the Israeli Ministry of Health founded a cross-organizational and cross-professional health practitioners’ community to advance wide scale, informed and safe telemedicine practices through the creation of a learning environment, knowledge sharing, and joint action.
In the VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) world, the tasks of the government are interconnected and require cross-border collaboration and dialogue within ecosystems. However, one of the key challenges is the lack of knowledge and easy-to-deploy tools. As partners of Work2.0Lab (Työ2.0Lab), we co-created and implemented Ecosystem School 1.0. Its purpose was to develop ecosystem thinking, capabilities and tools to support phenomenon-oriented work within ecosystems.
Transformation Wagen - "Daring Transformations" is a learning programme co-developed with and for public servants in the field of Environmental Politics in Germany. Aiming at enhancing tools for public administration to renew itself, it creates capacities and methodologies to handle major societal challenges and foster a transformative mindset to actively shape the future and not just react to what is happening.
Ethical delivers is a home delivery platform founded in 2020 to address the needs raised by the Coronavirus pandemic as an alternative to extractive capitalist platforms. It provides basic goods and services while respecting workers' rights and environmental sustainability. Designed following cooperative principles through an urban codesign process, it has clear pillars: a fair rider salary, the use of vehicles that minimise environmental impact, and a more direct relationship with small…
Hundreds of organizations want to create innovation laboratories but do not know how to do it. ILabthon is an event created to foster this creation with the support of the best specialists in the public sector. The event helped to create more than 130 laboratory projects across all regions in Brazil and 3 others countries in a single weekend, boosting the Brazilian public sector's innovation ecosystem.
Public sector innovation can drive better outcomes for citizens. However, successful innovative initiatives are the result of individual efforts, rather than an empowering environment. How can citizens be provided with access to data to hold their government to account? The Innovation Barometer will do this, giving officials and the public data, spotlighting shortcoming, and providing actionable steps to track changes overtime, improving government's ability to deliver public value.