How to marshal the power of ‎innovation

‪‎Well-timed and targeted innovation boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. But how can governments encourage more people to innovate more of the time? And how can government itself be more innovative?

The OECD Innovation Strategy provides a set of principles to spur innovation in people, firms and government. It takes an in-depth look at the scope of innovation and how it is changing, as well as where and how it is occurring, based on updated research and data.

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Cities: The Home of Tech Innovation

‪‎Innovation in the ‎technology sector, and the thought leaders behind it, now find their home almost exclusively within the limits of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. Read about how and why this geographic concentration has occurred.

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'‎E-agriculture' could save EU farmers time and money

The introduction of new ‎information and communications ‪technologies in the ‎EU ‪‎agricultural sector could significantly contribute to its future sustainability, as well as the quality of life for farmers and consumers.

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Snail mail or sMail soon to be a term of the past

A trial said to be a world-first to use a drone to deliver mail has been completed by SingPost and the the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

E-Leaders' Statement on “fostering a data-driven public sector”

The OECD “E-Leaders", the eminent group of senior officials heading national digital government agendas, including a number of ICA members, gathered in Tokyo, Japan on 29-30 September 2015, to discuss the critical role of digital technologies and #data for more inclusive and sustainable growth. With the increasing globalisation of ICT challenges, the presence at the meeting of experts from APEC who supported a broad exchange of views and good practices added great value.

ISA's eGovernment solutions for public administrations

The ISA programme of the European Commission has recently published more than 20 eGovernment solutions for public administrations.

The solutions are available free of charge, and many of them are open source. They can be implemented by any interested Public administration at European, national, regional or even local level. Further solutions will become available soon.

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