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Commissioning Public Value: The Role of Civil Servants

Article  -  Peter Shergold

Civil servants should see themselves as the architects of new, flexible, cross-sectoral arrangements for creating greater public value.

Nudges: Why, How and What Next?

Article  -  Kok Ping Soon

What does the use of behavioural insights mean for public policymaking and service delivery in Singapore? A practitioner shares his views.

Using Data to Create Better Government

Opinion  -  Diaan-Yi Lin, Vidhya Ganesan

​Public agencies in Singapore and elsewhere have already begun to use data analytics to transform public policy thinking and delivery.

Redefining Engagement: Lessons for the Public Service from Our Singapore Conversation

Article  -  Yee Lai Fong, Melissa Khoo

Through collective learning-by-doing and investment in strong relationships, Our Singapore Conversation has pioneered new possibilities for public engagement and governance.

Ownership, Opportunity and Outcomes: Interview with Laurence Lien

Interview  -  Laurence Lien

The community sector can become more confident in working with others to solve collective problems — but it will take practice, patience and leadership.

Gearing the Public Service for SG100

Article  -  Peter Ong

Singapore’s Head of Civil Service charts new directions for the public sector as the nation looks forward to its next decades of growth.

Simulations, Exercises and Games in the Civil Service

Article  -  Peter Ho

The former Head of Civil Service makes a case for policy gaming as a means to anchor learning, reduce surprise and surface diverse perspectives.

Governance Through Adaptive Urban Platforms: The INSINC Experiment

Article  -  Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong

Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.