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CPFB's iCare Advantage

Interview  -  Lim Boon Chye, Stephanie Ng

Two senior managers from the Central Provident Fund Board discuss the strategic benefits of the agency’s iCARE customer information system.

MOM's Smarter Service Initiatives

Article  -  Roslyn Ten

Customer demand and limited resources drive front-line and backend process redesign at the Ministry of Manpower.

Rethinking Public Service Delivery for the 21st Century

Opinion  -  Janine O'Flynn

It is time to rethink public service delivery: just who are the providers of public services? When should governments externalise?

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.

Successful Governance: A Conversation

Interview  -  Gus O'Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.

Public Managers as Innovators: In Search of Design Attitude

Article  -  Christian Bason

Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?

Public Engagement That Works

Interview  -  Geoff Wilson

A veteran strategist shares advice on how to make the most of public engagement as an instrument for governance and decision-making.

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.