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People across the civil service, public and private sectors are delivering and working using Open Policy Making tools, techniques and design thinking. Here can read about their learnings and findings in the field.

Ethnography in policymaking: Barriers and opportunities

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Increasingly on the agenda of policymakers is a need to understand the needs, capacities and perspectives of citizens, service users, beneficiaries and front line staff so that policies are fit for purpose and deliverable and public services are better designed.

How can we build a council of state that facilitates innovation?

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Challenges and problems faced by our society cross all boundaries – attitudinal, professional and especially administrative. Matters under ministerial preparation today are becoming increasingly complex and interwoven.  At the same time it has long been recognized, at least in Finland, …