The Edge of Government experience


UAE Prime Minister's Office

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client: The Prime Minister 's office Edge of Government is organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation The Edge of Government innovation experience will challenge visitors to think in new and often counter-intuitive ways about how the most pressing public challenges of our time can be solved. The main purpose of the exhibits is to inform, trigger new thinking through experience, and most importantly inspire visitors to connect with the innovators behind the best practices and case studies showcased and ideally adapt/adopt the approach in their own context. Visitors will thus walk out of their immersive journey with the desire to move to action and turn this “Edge” into the mainstream.

Visitors will experience leading government innovations from across the globe

[caption id="attachment_4169" align="aligncenter" width="1600"]event production agencies in Dubai event production agencies in Dubai[/caption] The global exhibits were evaluated across three key criteria and will only be showcasing innovation practices that go beyond “the usual suspects” - typically “below the radar” .


The Thinking Behind the Research

Innovation in government is at the heart of good public administration and is not just about technology. It’s about a relentless commitment by high-performing governments to continuous improvement and new ways to benefit the everyday lives of citizens and empower them to help themselves– in health, education, the environment, and other sectors, ensuring trust and confidence in government itself. Incremental advances in these areas happen every day all around the globe, but looking closely at the most innovative advances, those at the very edge of government innovation, we find a unique set of common ingredients. These ingredients, taken together, point the way forward for others who would aspire to change things for the better for their own countries, towns, provinces, ministries, or agencies, anywhere in the world. They include:

An urgent need

Solutions featured set out to solve clearly defined, important, and urgent public problems, ones that are ubiquitous across the world

An added value

By being more responsive to its community requirements and expectations, innovative governments will build trust to fulfil sought out outcomes

A novel solution

New ideas and new ways at looking at problems, often counterintuitive or make use of exiting knowhow for radically new purposes. often free of the constraints of place

A champion

Someone willing to marshal the will and resources required to see each solution into practice, supported by a diverse team of contributors, both in and out of government

A willingness to experiment

Innovators must have a “protected space” for experimentation and not be in fear of failure as they go about the business of finding the next edge of government innovation