From Past Issues

“A space of creativity and risk-taking”: Notes from Philly’s service design team

Friday January 24, 2020 / By The Commons

From The Getting Started Issue

For this Q&A, we reached out to the PHL Service Design Studio at the City of Philadelphia. Director Liana Dragoman shared the studio’s origins,... Read More

500 people raising their hands: How we’re building an inclusive tech team

Friday January 24, 2020 / By Matthew McAllister

From The Getting Started Issue

Matthew McAllister is a founding member of the Colorado Digital Service. By October, we’d spent countless hours in coffee meetings, video chats, and speaking... Read More

“Never listen to advice. But do get lots of information.”

Friday January 24, 2020 / By The Commons

From The Getting Started Issue , Uncategorized

For this Q&A, we reached out to New Jersey’s innovation team about getting started. We spoke with Dr. Beth Simone Noveck (Chief Innovation Officer,... Read More

Shaking up the status quo machine

Thursday December 5, 2019 / By Lane Becker

From The Bureaucracy Issue

Lane Becker was formerly the Director of 10x Investments for the General Services Administration and the Director of Products and Startups for Code for America.... Read More

How new mothers’ health data is saving women’s lives in California

Monday September 30, 2019 / By The Commons

From The Health Issue

Dr. David Lagrew is an OB-GYN and founding member of the CMQCC.  How did the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative get started?  In 2005 the state... Read More

When the best medicine in the world isn’t enough, what can technology do?

Monday September 30, 2019 / By Sonia Sarkar

From The Health Issue

Sonia Sarkar was previously the Chief Policy and Engagement Officer for the Baltimore City Health Department. Fifteen years ago, I volunteered at clinics... Read More

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