ACCA leads the debate on Public Sector Innovation
Governments around the world face a vast array of challenges, from declining public trust to technological disruption, from budget reductions to talent shortages, which all need innovative responses. But in the face of demanding and often disgruntled citizens, new economic, social and environmental challenges, as well as accelerating technological change, will an incremental, largely managerially-mandated, model of innovation be sufficient?
To help provide some much needed light on this question, and as part of its quarterly brand theme on the “power of connections”, ACCA organised a conference titled Creating value and driving sustainability, accountability and the digital agenda through Public Sector Innovation at the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg.
The impressive line-up of experts myth-busted the assumption that innovation and the public sector are antithetical, and discussed how to cultivate public sector innovation. The second panel explored areas where governments are applying innovative practices to improve outcomes for citizens, create value, while driving sustainability, accountability and the digital agenda, including Blockchain.
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