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Services in innovation networks and innovation networks in services

Services in innovation networks and innovation networks in services

RESER is an interdisciplinary European network of social scientists linked by a common interest in service industries and their territorial expression. The annual RESER research conference provides a unique opportunity for the exchange of ideas concerning the cutting edge of service research and is open to all researchers interested in these topics.  The in Gothenburg […]

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3rd Co-VAL Plenary Meeting In Konstanz

3rd Co-VAL Plenary Meeting in Konstanz

The 3rd Co-VAL Plenary Meeting will take place in Konstanz (Germany) from the 26th to the 28th of September 2018. The main objectives of the Meeting are the following: Ensure partner responsibilities, activities and tasks outputs are aligned; Clarify open questions to be answered; Review of the time plan and delivery in due time of the […]

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A review of how to encourage employee engagement

During last August, the 13th biennial Norddesign Conference was held in Linköping, Sweden. Norddesign is a biennial Nordic conference, covering design, design engineering and design education in its full width. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, aesthetics, emotions, ergonomics, sustainability, and business.  The main theme of the 2018 conference was ‘design in the era of digitalization’, which […]

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Samos Summit and Summer School

Co-VAL at 2018 Samos Summer School

On the 4th of July 2018 Doctor Francesco Mureddu, associate director at the Lisbon Council and responsible for WP7 – Policy implications for public sector transformation and WP9 – Sustainable Policy Impact, presented the Co-VAL project at the 2018 Samos Summit and Summer School during his lecture on Digital Transformation of Public Administration. The 8th […]

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Changing public service delivery: learning in co-creation

Co-creation is often explained as the method where citizens and public organizations work together to deal with societal issues. This method has been proven over the years, a fertile solution for various public service delivery problems. During a co-creation initiative, citizens actively engage in transforming public administration and in building resilient societies. W. Voorberg, V. […]

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Citizen-oriented digital transformation in the public sector

  The Digital Government Society (DGS) announces the 19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research – dg.o 2018, with a theme: “Governance in the data age”. The dg.o 2018 conference will be hosted by Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands. Within the scope of the conference, Professor Dr. Ines Mergel, (Dpt of Politics […]

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The path to co-creation – the JCP Harlesden case

Discussion on co-creation for public administration is quite old. Yet, in case you are just now starting to get acquainted with the concept, we think that a good starting point is the article of Francis Gouillart & Tina Hallett [as published in the Stanford Social innovation Review, Spring 2015 issue]. The authors lead the reader […]

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Policy Brief

Read our Policy Brief on how local Government Reform is Key to Europe’s Digital Success

Next Steps for Digital Government: A Six-Point Programme. On March 14th 2018, the Lisbon Council launched “How Local Government Reform is Key to Europe’s Digital Success: A Six-Point Programme for eGovernment Renewal”, an incisive policy brief that proposes a six-step programme for improving public-service delivery throughout Europe. It calls for more direct and systematic collaboration […]

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co-val meeting in edinburgh

Co-VAL Meeting in Edinburgh

On January 31st – February 1st 2018, the Co-VAL project will hold a meeting for discussing the status, plans and next steps with respect to Workpackages WP1, WP4 and WP6 activities, namely, WP1: Developing the conceptual framework for Co-VAL, WP4: Service design for public sector transformation and WP6: Structural transformations, public-private networks and social innovation. […]

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