Wellington is full of smart, creative public servants and through Creative HQ’s programme, the NZ GovTech Accelerator, we see pockets of innovative projects happening across government. Complex societal issues require innovative approaches by government
Our research into Public Sector Innovation in 2019 highlighted the current state of public service innovation and revealed a willingness to try innovative methods to tackle problems.
However, despite public servants’ efforts to push boundaries and innovate, we heard that opportunities are being missed as a result of institutional constraints. It was also difficult to share innovative approaches and learnings across teams and organisations.
Senior leaders particularly noted that they have not had the data and insights to make strategic decisions to lift their organisation’s innovative ability.
This prompted the development of the NZ Innovation Barometer
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