Andrea Siodmok shares her thoughts from the back of an Uber, on how experiencing innovation is much better than just being told about it.
Dr Andrea Siodmok
Andrea is Head of the Policy Lab, which is based in Government Innovation Group in the Cabinet Office.
Can we create public services that are valuable to the public, so that they are delighted, even proud of their existence - whilst simultaneously saving money?
Given 2014 is drawing to a close we thought we would look to the future, beat the Sunday papers to it, and canter through some of the emerging trends and ideas vying to shape 2015. So this week Policy Lab …
At a recent meeting with Ben Terrett (Director of Design at the Government Digital Service) I was reminded of the importance of sharing ideas. ‘You’ve got to blog,’ he said, so here is the Policy Lab’s first post. It also coincides with Nesta’s i-teams report, which is sharing best practice from around the world as part of a growing community of innovation teams bringing new approaches to Government. We’ve received a lot of interest already from around the world to share our thinking and we also welcome others getting in touch.