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Technological Innovation in American Local Governments

The Case of Computing (Pergamon policy studies)

by James L. Perry

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English


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ISBN 10008023707X
ISBN 109780080237077

  The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recently announced the Top 25 programs in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition, including the seven finalists who will compete for the $, grand prize on May 17 in Cambridge.   Indeed, even before the COVID pandemic hit, most Americans viewed digital technology in a positive light and expressed gratitude that these devices and platforms were at their disposal. Finally, before the outbreak, many state and local governments were taking steps to regulate the sharing or “gig” economy through burdensome labor.

  Some innovative local governments have realized this and are using technology and a customer-focused mind-set to innovate and better serve citizens, whether for setting up a business or renewing a. L.M. Branscomb, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Technological innovation is the successful implementation (in commerce or management) of a technical idea new to the institution creating it. Innovations are distinguished from inventions, technology and research, but may arise from any of the three.

  And the explosion of inventions and resulting economic progress that happened during the special century are unlikely to be seen again, Gordon argues in a new book, The Rise and Fall of American Author: David Rotman. Along the way, the Division has been awarded over 1, patents, and the book documents 50+ world “firsts.” Below, are a few of these famous technological innovation firsts listed in the Arming the Fleet book: First to patent new biofuel (renewable plant) technologies specifically designed to convert butanol into high-performance jet fuel.


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Technological Innovation in American Local Governments by James L. Perry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perry, James L. Technological innovation in American local governments. New York: Pergamon Press, © All organizations, both public and private, need innovation, but making innovation work in government is a greater challenge than doing so in business.

This book identifies a number of dilemmas that complicate the process of innovating in American by: All organizations, both public and private, need innovation, but making innovation work in government is a greater challenge than doing so in business.

This book identifies a number of dilemmas that complicate the process of innovating in American government. For example, there is the “trust dilemma”: Innovation may be necessary. But the idea languished, and while the private sector innovated, our government stalled, trapped in a model designed for the America of the s and s.

The election of Barack Obama offered a new opportunity. InAneesh Chopra was named the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States federal by: 6.

The Innovations in American Government Awards Program began in with a grant from the Ford Foundation to the Kennedy School of Government at. Innovation in Local Government: Defining the Challenge, Making the Change Professor Mark Technological Innovation in American Local Governments book Director, Institute for Governance and Policy AnalysisFile Size: 1MB.

The Innovations in American Government Awards program is a significant force in recognizing and promoting excellence and creativity in the public sector. Through its awards competition, the program provides concrete evidence that government can work to improve the quality of life for citizens and that it deserves greater public trust.

Innovations in Government. The Innovations in Government Program is one of the world's premier academic entities for recognizing and promoting excellence in the public sector and fostering innovative policy solutions to the 21st century challenges of governing.

Industrialization and Technological Innovation. Republican dominance over national policy and subsidization of business development during the Civil War and Reconstruction accelerated American industrialization.

It was the railroads that signaled the new American order. Innovation is the buzzword of the moment in local government. Whether it's in the pursuit of shared savings or the implementation of e-government, the innovation label is often taken as a seal of approval: it is good to be : Rachel Burstein.

Why Technological Innovation Relies on Government Support Andy Grove’s life reveals the role of public investment in creating and nurturing Silicon Valley—and the dangers of disinvestment.

Without doubt, the potential benefits (but also risks) of new technology for governments and society are enormous, but thinking that innovation is all about technology is cutting it short. Innovation, we heard is about real change to people’s lives, regardless of how it was brought about or where it originated from.

2 The Innovation System and Innovation Policy in the United States Philip Shapira and Jan Youtie Introduction The US has a highly decentralized and diverse innovation system, involving multiple actors, including branches of federal and state governments File Size: KB.

1Technological Innovation Variety in the Meaning Attributed to Invention, Innovation and Technology and the Organisation of this Book This chapter begins with a review of definitions of technology and innovation.

This is then used to develop the device of the ‘technology complex’, a device thatFile Size: KB. Another related concern that arises from rapid technological innovation in the United States has been referred to by some scholars as the “democracy versus technocracy quandary.” 26 As postindustrial governments, state and local governments face many policy problems that are highly technical in nature and require scientific knowledge to Cited by: 1.

The book shows how government programs and policies have underpinned technological innovation in the US economy over the last four decades, despite the strength of 'free market' political rhetoric. The contributors provide new insights into where innovations come from and how governments can support a dynamic innovation economy as the US.

Science, Technology, and Innovation in the United States SUMMARY POINTS The United States gained world leadership in a number of the technologies and industries of the "second industrial revolution "—electrical machinery, automobiles, and steel—through the development of large-scale mass production techniques.

The five conditions for innovation make continuous change possible. Though many of our examples highlight cities that have embraced new service models and technologies and driven unnecessary costs out of their systems, continuous change also allows for improvements in other areas of government such as transparency, performance-based funding, civic engagement.

The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In Everyone Must Get Ready For Now. Adobe Stock. AI-as-a-service. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative tech evolutions of our times. EMBRACING INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT: GLOBAL TRENDS Innovation in government is about finding new ways to impact the lives of citizens, and new approaches to activating them as partners to shape the future together.

It involves overcoming old structures and modes of thinking and embracing new technologies and ideas. TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR Executive summary Innovation through new technologies is a key driver of change in the financial sector and this has led to immeasurable efficiency gains, even though these changes can initially be accompanied by uncertainty and Size: KB.Books shelved as technology-innovation: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H.

Diamandis, How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Mad.IJTLID is devoted to the study of the nature of technological innovation processes at the level of firms, industries/clusters and countries, the various influences on such processes, and their implications for industrial growth, techno-economic and social development in the context of contemporary late-industrialising countries.

Its broad approach will help uncover the dynamics .