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Jennifer Guay

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19 September 2018

Suining, China

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Games can make policymaking more participatory and push citizens to change their behavior in public, and private, spaces. To keep engagement high, governments should change the games periodically and include both onli...

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Jennifer Guay

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18 September 2018

Tatarstan, Russia

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Building a country’s “brand identity” has shifted from a tourist-attracting gimmick to an exercise in nation building. Consultants meet with citizens, identifying common values and attitudes that can be used to suppor...

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Jennifer Guay

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7 September 2018

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Every public servant in Argentina has to collect education points throughout the year. To spark innovation, the Government Lab of Argentina (LABGobAr) is offering courses in design thinking, evidence-based policymakin...

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Jennifer Guay

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5 September 2018

Taiwan

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Taiwan is getting creative with tackling tough policy issues. Representatives from all 32 government ministries meet every month, vote on topics to focus on, and conduct workshops with citizens. So far, the network ha...

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Jennifer Guay

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29 August 2018

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Canada allows its most innovative public servants move between departments to work on projects that match their skills and interests. The program helps employees advance their skills and spreads their creativity and e...

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Jennifer Guay

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15 August 2018

Tatarstan, Russia

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Building a brand for your city or country can attract tourists, boost investment and lure skilled workers. Done right, it can also encourage community unity by highlighting a common story of identity, says Natasha Gra...

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Jennifer Guay

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13 August 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Denmark is first place in a 2018 ranking of digital governments, largely due to making it mandatory that citizens be able to access public services online. Their digital success is also credited to Denmark's ability t...

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Jennifer Guay

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10 July 2018

Australia

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Organizational design makes a big difference for public servants. Let workers personalize their desks and sit near teammates. Let them speak in reverse-hierarchical order during meetings, contribute ideas anonymously,...

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Jennifer Guay

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26 June 2018

Aarhus, Denmark

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Loneliness and social isolation are on the rise globally, and feelings of loneliness can be extremely detrimental to health and longevity. In Denmark, the "National Movement Against Loneliness" and GENLYD train commun...

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Jennifer Guay

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5 June 2018

Denmark

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Denmark’s MindLab pushed experimentation and innovation in government for more than 16 years, inspiring imitators around the world. Now shut down, the innovation lab fell victim to a swift shift in political prioritie...

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Jennifer Guay

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15 May 2018

London, United Kingdom

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Games can help government employees feel more engaged in their work. The United Kingdom’s Department of Work and Pensions uses a game called Idea Street to encourage innovation, and the City of Louisville, Kentucky, a...

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Jennifer Guay

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25 April 2018

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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An increasingly popular way to attract foreign direct investment is to let the world’s wealthiest trade cash and property investments for citizenship. The $2 billion-a-year industry allows the ultra-rich to buy passpo...

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Jennifer Guay

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27 February 2018

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Traffic for both everyday commuters and tourists in big cities has increasingly become more of a hassle across nations. Various cities like Portland, Oregon have found success with bikeshare models. Seattle, however, ...

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Jennifer Guay

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17 March 2017

Namibia

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The Namibian government has partnered with universities, foundations, and telecom companies to track population movements and, along with that, the movement of diseases like malaria. Through analysis of anonymous phon...

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