Last month Mike and I visited Australia, hosted by our partners Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Australia has long been scored as one of the world’s leading digital nations. Like everywhere, progress hasn’t necessarily been even, but a lot has been done that’s worth celebrating.
We’re often asked what contribution digital technology can make to sustainable development. I think the answer lies in the relationships between digital governments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a list of goals approved in 2015 by the UN General Assembly and all Member States as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They focus on economic development, social inclusion and environmental protection and constitute “a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity”. The Agenda...
A few weeks ago, we co-hosted the second Digital Services Convening with our friends from the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, USA. Here's a very brief overview of what we talked about.
I’m not the only one who loves our week notes. Several members of the team have said out loud: “I love Friday afternoons. I look forward to seeing everyone’s week notes.” Me too.
It’s been an exceptionally busy couple of months at Public Digital, and our blog has been quiet. This post is mainly just photos from recent trips we’ve been making, so it’s not as much of a blog post as we’d normally like, but an update of sorts is better than no update at all.