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Partnering with the Public in the War on Diabetes

Opinion  -  Communications and Engagement Group (Ministry of Health)

A Citizens’ Jury was convened for the first time to help Singapore address a complex health issue, with promising outcomes for more active public involvement in future.

Opinion: Mainstreaming the Praxis of Foresight: The UK Example

Opinion  -  Jeremy Tan, Calvin Chong

The UK Government's approach to futures thinking emphasises communication, engagement and broad application.

From Scarcity to Generativity: New Approaches to Governing Resources

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Data, knowledge and connections can increase rather than decrease in value with use: but we need a new public language to make the most of them.

Opinion: Preparing Public Officers for New Modes of Governance

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Public service training and development should evolve in tandem with the dynamic, relational modes of governance that are emerging.

When the Government Goes Online

Opinion  -  Bertha Henson

A veteran journalist and editor believes the government should rethink its strategy for communication and engaging online.

Public Trust in Government Institutions

Opinion  -  Stephen Sedgwick

Australia's former Public Service Commissioner offers insights on maintaining the people's trust in the public sector

Fostering Mutually Constructive Engagement in a Globalised Singapore

Opinion  -  Vernie Oliveiro

An increasingly complex and diverse decision-making ecology calls for more productive relations between the state and civil society.

Public Institutions and the Productivity Imperative

Opinion  -  Gary Banks

An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity

Embracing Complexity in Healthcare

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam, Clive Tan

In a complex environment where centralised planning has limited effectiveness, simple rules may allow the system to evolve organically towards shared goals.

Public Service 4.0: What Might It Look Like?

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Digitisation and robotic process automation will revolutionise public administration—but the outcome will depend on how we choose to use them.