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Save the Date: The Co-VAL & 30th RESER International Conference will be held in Madrid, on June 18th – 19th 2020!

Save the Date: The Co-VAL & 30th RESER International Conference will be held in Madrid, on June 18th – 19th 2020!

The H2020 Co-VAL project and the European Association for Research on Services (RESER) are co-organising the ‘Co-VAL & 30th RESER International Conference: Value co-creation, Innovation and Digital Transformation in Public Services’, on June 18th – 19th 2020, in the University of Alcalá, in Madrid, Spain. Nowadays, public sector transformation requires thinking of inclusive ways of […]

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Lisbon Council’s new paper ‘The Public Data Opportunity: Why Governments Should Share More’ discusses how data-sharing can transform public services

Earlier this month, during the 2019 Digital Government Conference in Helsinki, the Lisbon Council launched ‘The Public-Data Opportunity: Why Governments Should Share More’, a new discussion paper after the insights gained at the workshop on ‘Public Sector Data: Still a Missed Opportunity’, held in Brussels on 4 June 2019. Based on the research conducted within […]

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digital service teams, government, public sector, digital transformation

New Paper ‘Digital service teams in government’ in GIQ!

In her newest published paper ‘Digital service teams in government’ in Government Information Quarterly (GIQ), Dr. Ines Mergel, Professor of Public Administration at the University of Konstanz, elaborated on how national governments are setting up digital service teams (DST), in order to respond to complex IT governance and societal challenges and to introduce digital transformation […]

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Government Information Quarterly, digital transformation

New Paper ‘Defining digital transformation: Results from expert interviews’ in GIQ!

Nowadays, there is a certain ambiguity – as well as lack of systematic empirical evidence – over how public administrators are defining digital transformation, based on their own daily practices, how they are approaching digital transformation projects, and what their anticipated outcomes are. In their newest published paper ‘Defining digital transformation: Results from expert interviews’ in […]

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co-creation, design thinking, public services, policy brief, Co-VAL

New Co-VAL Policy Brief: Co-Creation of Public Services: Why and How

“Co-creation” and “design thinking” are trendy themes – the topic of innumerable conferences and a growing number of academic papers. But how do we turn co-creation into a reality for Europe’s 508 million citizens? In Co-Creation of Public Services: Why and How, Co-VAL’s new Policy Brief, co-authors Francesco Mureddu and David Osimo propose a ten-step roadmap for delivering genuinely user-centric digital […]

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High-Level Summit on ‘Co-Creation’ and ‘Design Thinking’

“Co-creation” and “design-thinking” have captured the imagination of many, but public administrations around Europe sometimes struggle to turn them from a trendy idea into a reality for their citizens. Against this backdrop, the Lisbon Council brought together leading experts, top civil servants think tankers, and policymakers to convene the High-Level Summit on ‘Co-Creation’ and ‘Design Thinking’. The […]

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Co-VAL is Hosting the High-Level Summit ‘Co-Creation and Design Thinking: The Next Frontier in Public Services’, on the 6th of June in Brussels

On 6th June 2019, meet us in Brussels to discuss about co-creation and design thinking in the public sector! We are hosting a high-level summit to see the launch of Co-VAL’s first policy brief titled “Government Co-Creation: Why and How – a new policy brief based on more than one year of field analysis and […]

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Living Labs as a Collaborative Framework for Changing Perceptions and Goals

admifIn the Public Deliverable D5.1 ‘Report on cross-country comparison on existing innovation and living labs’, Lars Fuglsang and Anne Vorre Hansen from Roskilde University describe various applications of living labs to decision-making. The basic two examples are living labs as a collaborative framework for changing perceptions and goals and living labs as an ecosystem for […]

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