We work collaboratively and through partnerships with government, the private sector, academia, the VCS sector, and with citizens to develop thinking and co-create innovation that drives citizen-centred, outcome-focused, cost-effective public service solutions.
We channel global thinking from a wide variety of publicly-motivated experts and organisations along with citizen experience to establish where gaps in effective public service delivery exist.
We crowd-source intelligence from across society to:
Scan for public service challenges and identify key public sector priorities
Develop ideas and responses using our own innovation methodology
Test & prototype solutions in real life public service environments
Publish and disseminate research for public benefit
We keep our reach broad and through working with a multitude of organisations and perspectives we aim to facilitate a cross-sectoral approach that is capable of fostering better and more integrated public services.
What is optimal public expenditure as a % of GDP? Some argue the optimal: c. 30-35% of GDP, yet in reality across the OECD, govts are spending up to 50% of GDP without driving the performance that smaller govt spenders are able to achieve: fascinating read https://t.co/B17PG6Kjfh
4th April 2019
Ageing populations is a challenge for all sectors and for all generations - also the biggest public expenditure threat for the imminent future.. we need more thinking on this.. https://t.co/PUuCrR84wh
3rd April 2019
How will govt seek to evaluate Social Value across bids? Do all suppliers need to use a universal system & agreed metrics that will allow government to evaluate bids in a quantifiable manner? Will the Social Value Portal be part of the answer? @VCSECrownRep@socialvalueporthttps://t.co/7TC2NY9xGd