Stories

We understand the challenges of putting innovation into practice in government, and so our aim is to inspire action by sharing stories and real-life experiences from public innovators across the world. Explore these and updates from the collective below.

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What does craftsmanship in public innovation look like?

By thinking about public servants as craftsmen and women, we can develop their skills in a more rounded way.

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Field notes

Setting up to succeed

How we are getting teams, projects and environments ready to learn in our programme in Australia and New Zealand.

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Updates

Next iteration of learning programme kicks off in Australia!

The new cohort of eight public servant teams meet in Melbourne to begin their six-month learning journey.

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Retrospective

Transforming mindsets for driving public innovation in Canada

We look back at our nine-month journey working with the Government of Canada Entrepreneurs.

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Retrospective

The challenge of innovation pilots

How can we go beyond “innovation theatre” and reports doomed for oblivion, and instead use innovation pilots to accelerate learning? Colombia's Public Innovation team & Nesta's Innovation Skills team share their lessons learned.

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Updates

First public servant cohort graduate in Victoria

After a 9-month journey the first cohort of public servants have graduated from our public innovation learning progamme.

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Field notes

Putting innovation into a practice: A tool compendium

We're sharing a collection of tools that we've been using with civil servant teams in Victoria, Australia.

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Updates

States of Change 2018 - our year in review

As we begin the new year, we share our journey so far and take a sneak peek at what’s in store for 2019.

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Updates

Applications open for 2019 Learning Programme in Australia & NZ

Find out about our new six-month programme starting in April, which is open to any City, State or Federal government agency in the region.

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