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This report discusses how steering innovation investment in public sector organisations through a portfolio approach can help governments respond to the multi-faceted challenges they face. Portfolio management is a well-known device in the financial sector, allowing for dynamic decision-making processes involving regular reviews of activity and ensuring a coherent distribution of resources among strategic options. The report illustrates how this approach can be applied by public sector…
This report contains a summary of the anticipatory innovation review of Finland and is accompanied by a report which includes comprehensive analysis, methodology, and a detailed description of the anticipatory Innovation governance model. This work has been supported by the Directorate General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM) of the European Commission under the grant REFORM/IM2020/04.
A summary report of the Government Beyond Recovery conference, which brought together over 2000 participants to reflect on the importance of innovation, co-creation, agile regulation and inclusion as the world emerges from a period of crisis and prepares for the complex challenges ahead.
OPSI conducted a scan of the public sector innovation system of Denmark in partnership with the Danish National Centre for Public Sector Innovation (COI). The aim was to provide COI with an independent overview of the drivers, supports, organisational and systemic factors that influence the development and diffusion of innovation in the Danish public sector.
The OECD-OPSI, through the Latvian State Chancellery and with support from the European Commission, conducted a scan of the public sector innovation system of Latvia. The goal was to examine the forces influencing innovation to create a common understanding of the landscape as a foundation for future decision0making and to provide recommended actions to enhance public sector innovation across the Latvian public service.
A summary report of the Government After Shock conference, which presented an opportunity for collective learning, thinking critically about the implications of the COVID-19 crisis and exploring how to steer government and society toward preferred futures rather than reverting to the status-quo.