How might we accelerate innovation in the public sector?
Today, innovation is business as usual also within the public sector. Even so, innovation is associated with start-ups, competition and commercial success. If economic growth is not the main objective for innovation, what is? What are the drivers and obstacles for public-sector innovation? How can we develop innovative services for the people who need it the most?
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the end of vertical organisations
Societal challenges are complex which needs organisations that does not function vertically but instead focus on horizontal management. Our public organisations are vertical and needs drastically reorient themselves in how they are organized. That is crucial if we are going to solve our challenges. So the idea is to execute this transformation now not tomorrow. A new type of leadership and organisation.