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New Co-VAL Policy Brief: The State of ‘Co-Creation:’ How Countries, Cities and Regions are Using New Thinking to Deliver Better Services

In ‘The State of ‘Co-Creation:’ How Countries, Cities and Regions are Using New Thinking to Deliver Better Services’, Co-VAL’s newest Policy Brief, Anthony Arundel, Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT, Francesco Mureddu, Director at the Lisbon Council and David Osimo, Director of Research at the Lisbon Council, propose an eight-point programme for delivering co-creation in public administrations […]

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Understanding innovation through the 3 paradigms of Public Administration

In our latest report “Public Service Innovation Networks (PSINs): Collaborating for Innovation and Value Creation”, included in the Deliverable ‘D6.1: 4th Empirical approach to value co-creation in public services: structural transformations’, Benoît Desmarchelier, Faridah Djellal and Faïz Gallouj from the University of Lille, Center for Sociological and Economic Studies and Research (Clersé), address the issue […]

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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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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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