How can the public sector create a culture that's friendly to human-centered design?
The social sector must focus on building a rigorous knowledge base that is broad enough to lead to large-scale, breakthrough efforts.
With evidence-based policy, we need to acknowledge that some evidence is more valid than others. Pretending all evidence is equal will only preserve the status quo.
A public revolving fund could enable the benefits of pay-for-success while overcoming traditional concerns of privatization and scaling.
Resistance to unconditional cash transfers may be less about their effectiveness and applicability as a participant-focused programmatic strategy, and more about the development community’s vested interest in maintaining the status quo.
Takeaways from a municipal prize competition.
Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?
This excerpt from the newly released book Delivering on Digital looks at how the government in New South Wales, Australia, has used digital technologies and human-centered design to build a welfare system centered around individual children.