Podcast: What Government Innovation Really Looks Like with Hana Schank

Posted on November 16, 2018


Hana Schank

Hana Schank

Hana Schank
Public Interest Technology Fellow
New America
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Getting the work done. Hana Schank, Public Interest Technology Fellow for New America, joined the podcast to talk about her recently published report on innovation in government. She interviewed problem solvers working across Federal, State and local governments to learn how they are trying to make government services better for residents. From what this field of innovation should be called, what teams across the country look like and common projects that teams are working on, Hana gave more info on what she found in her report. She also talked about the necessity of buy-in from top leadership and the importance of process over technology.

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Book: The Ambition Decisions by Hana Schank

Hana Schank Website

Hana Schank Articles at The Atlantic

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