Video

How Mexico does the hard work to make things simple

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KO4a7Nkt1p8 Here's the third film we shot at the Harvard event earlier this year. It's another wonderful short story of a team doing the hard work to make things simple. In Mexico, it used to be very difficult to get a replacement for a lost or damaged birth certificate. People had to physically travel back to the state they were born in, apply for a replacement certificate, and wait. In this film, Yolanda Martínez, the National Digital Strategy Coordinator at MexicoDigital, explains...
Argentina

Why we’re so impressed by Argentina’s digital services team

In an office in Buenos Aires you can find one of the fastest growing, hardest working, and most ambitious government teams we have ever met. Set up in December 2015 as part of President Macri’s new Ministry of Modernisation, the 70-strong digital services team has done an enormous amount of work on several very important projects. They are led by Daniel Abadie, Under Secretary of Digital Government and former head of LABgcba in the City of Buenos Aires (which won...