The solution to better public services isn't better technology, it's just enough technology to allow better human contact.
We hosted a lively debate around the power and possibilities of big data
This is a great, innovative four day programme where some of Silicon Valley's A-list entrepreneurs come to the UK.
Look at your services through different eyes – where are you wasting resources that could help you be more effective?
There’s a perception of innovation as something that’s expensive, or only the task of experts. This doesn’t need to be the case. We’ve come across countless examples of innovation in public services driven by the staff who work in them using low-cost tools and speedy processes.
The New York Times published an article recently about an entrepreneur, Seth Priebatsch, and described what it called his 'hypomanic' attributes: an elevated mood, obsession with one idea, little need for sleep, massive self-confidence.
The potential for open-source software to cut public sector costs is an exciting prospect and it's happening now
NESTA's research team have just completed a review of the UK early stage Venture Industry
Over the past few years in the UK there has been a growing sense of disillusionment in the transparency of parliament and its elected officials. Revelations and the resulting scandal over unnecessary expenses claims means that our trust in MPs has never been lower.
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