I am fascinated by the popularity of the three-branch government model:Executive – Run the government.Legislative – Make the laws.Judicial – Apply the laws.We need leadership, but not necessarily in a centralised format. We need laws and we need them upheld and regularly reviewed. This model seems to major on control, rather than the citizen experience […]
These posts focus on how governments need to adapt to an increasingly disruptive world.
The spectrum of national government models runs from distrust/fear through to trust/respect. Transparency is a measure of trustworthiness. According to US News, the top 5 in descending order of transparency are:DenmarkCanadaGermanyNetherlandsNew Zealand.Using the GDP per capita figures from the International Monetary Fund, these countries all rank in the top 28. So transparency is not necessarily […]
Limited thinking When one thinks of digital government, more often than not it conjures up thoughts of the citizens engaging with their government through an app. Perhaps it extends to electronic diplomacy where nations resolve conflict by submitting their negotiating algorithms onto a United Nations sponsored server. For me that is more the digitalisation of […]
You are part of the gig economy. The chances are you don’t yet feel part of it. However, it is my view that sooner or later you will be. And in many respects you’ll be happier for it, if you prepare accordingly. The gig economy is misunderstood Before I get into that, I need […]