AI and the Public Service – what might be possible?

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] Consider the following: Elements of journalism are increasingly being automated and there are predictions that by the mid-2020s 90 percent of news journalism could be generated by algorithms A Canadian company is using IBM’s cognitive computing platform to create ROSS, “an artificially intelligent… Continue reading AI and the Public Service – what might be possible?

DFAT Ideas Challenge – the winners

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] What do behavioural insights for development, a ‘cloud’ passport, access to menstrual hygiene products, and a singing competition to confront domestic violence have in common? These ideas and others were all pitched as part of the final stage of… Continue reading DFAT Ideas Challenge – the winners

Learning from our peers – Peer Academy training

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] How do you best transfer tacit knowledge – the understanding that comes from practice, experience and application in a real world environment – to other people? This is an issue we often deal with when talking about innovation. Innovation… Continue reading Learning from our peers – Peer Academy training