What does it mean for a government to invest and research megatrends? How does it help to prepare the governance system of tomorrow? To what extent are megatrends taken into consideration in international development research and programming? I have met Elina Kiiski– Kataja and Tony Addison at the Oodi Library in Helsinki to discuss these questions.
It is easy to get carried away with the promises of technology when we read about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4IR.
At the end of last year, with support from Helvetas I co-authored a paper entitled, State Capability, Policymaking and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Do Knowledge Systems Matter?
Great blog by Geoff Mulgan and Anir Chowdhury on Medium. It made me think that when we talk about adaptive development we need to think bigger. We need to think about how whole national governance systems can become more adaptive, experimental, evidence-informed. It is about… Read More
Last October I was in Islamabad and was interview at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute. We discussed the changes that new digital technologies bring and will continue to bring to evidence informed policy processes and systems. Click on sdpi.tv to watch the interview.