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Blockchain is transforming the world and we created the first pilot to experiment with this technology, promoting this transformation in the Colombian State entities making it more efficient, transparent and agile. We seek to accompany and promote projects that generate better services and processes within the entities; learning and documenting the entire process.
The Ministry of Education of Guanajuato seeks to address the notably high school drop out rates with the help of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Student trajectories are identified to create strategies and public policies to increase attainment and the educational level of the population. These efforts lay the groundwork to generate an Early Warning System to identify students at risk of dropping out of school.
Digitalization is key to the present and future of local commerce in any city. For digitalization to be effective, it must be personalized, thinking about the uniqueness of commerce, connected with the local and with the world to achieve greater competitiveness. Like the "Sherpas" in the mountains, the "Digital Sherpas" in Las Rozas guide businesses in digitalization and the multichannel and gamified platform "Las Rozas Fans" helps them connect to the world in an attractive and easy way for…
Several land areas in Colombia lack of formal registry and documents as a consequence of the absence of territorial information and the aftermath effects of the armed conflict. Through the intensive use of new technologies and innovative methodologies, the problem of characterization of vacant areas was addressed by using novel methods to consolidate land data and information, benefiting the farmers of the area.
Public innovation Labs have been at the forefront of the transformation of public innovation ecosystems in different countries and cities. However, they are knowingly sensitive to changes in public administrations and to political decisions. Our Spider strategy (Araña) seeks to strengthen and give sustainability over time to public innovation based on the creation of networks and ecosystems and the non-exclusive dependence on innovation units or Labs, thus diminishing the related aforesaid…
The solution generates a controlled virtual environment quite similar to real evacuation and emergency situations. It seeks to train "Brigadistas" (first response agents) in change of guiding the evacuation of the people from each building while ensuring the bindingness to the protocol and safety measures in case of emergency. The innovation was trialed in an evacuation mock-up in the Presidency building.
Bogota Local was developed to address some of effects of the economic crisis caused by the pandemic to low-income and vulnerable families in Bogota. This is a reactive response in the short term oriented to recovery and that, in the medium and long run, will consolidate as part of the so-called "people's economy" (economía popular). It is an innovation deployed by the Secretariat of the Government and the Bogotá Mayor's office to, principally, serve women, young populations and the elderly.
GovTech Poland has developed world's first challenge based procurement model where the authors of the best idea receive a full implementation contract without the need for an additional cumbersome tender. With the goal of opening procurement to all creative individuals, the model covers the process from identification to implementation. A pilot run, tested in both central and local institutions has increased SME participation in procurement processes by an average of 1600% (in a sample of 250)…
Make.org est une plateforme européenne de mobilisation citoyenne autour d’actions de transformation de la société. Dans ce cadre, Make.org développe une solution digitale de consultation massive, totalement inédite, capable de faire participer autour d’une question simple d’intérêt général, plusieurs milliers de citoyens, dans plusieurs langues, et de restituer les résultats de cette consultation en ligne, de manière quasi instantanée. Cette solution est complétée des…
En 2015, le Parlement de Wallonie a engagé une réforme de son Règlement ayant notamment pour objectif d’associer davantage les citoyens wallons au travail législatif des députés. Dans ce cadre, plusieurs dispositifs ont été mis en place dont la plateforme "Un décret par tous, un décret pour tous" qui vise à encourager les citoyens à intervenir directement dans la rédaction d’un décret sur base d’une problématique soulevée par un député.