Government Innovation, Idea on a Page

New Operating Models for Local Government – Understanding the Variables

4 Nov , 2018  

IOAP - Variables for New Operating Models - Eddie Copeland

In my last blog, I posted some thoughts and the image below outlining six alternatives to a traditional, top down model of public services. We might call these “new operating models”. In this article, I’d like to dig a little deeper into the idea of new operating models, and discuss how public sector organisations – and […]

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Government Innovation

Designing Public Services for Mars

19 Oct , 2018  

Designing Public Services for Mars

Below is the text of my 2018 talk for FutureFest: Occupy Your Future, which took place on 6-7 July at London’s Tobacco Dock. The talk was designed as a thought experiment to reflect on Nesta’s work on new operating models for public services. Ladies and gents, our time has come! My name is Eddie Copeland, […]

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Government Innovation, Idea on a Page

Six alternatives to traditional top down public service delivery

1 Oct , 2018  

IOAP - Six alternatives to traditional top down public service delivery - Eddie Copeland

The UK local government sector has faced extraordinary financial challenges in recent years. The pressure to make further budget reductions remains intense. Many councils have made it this far by cutting back on their existing model of public service delivery – in some cases right to the bone. But what do they do when all […]

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