Data, nudges and design are changing the way we reach scale.
Many governments and NGOs lack the ability to capitalise on big data. Peg likes this article by Tom Graham from www.apolitical.com because it starts to paint the art of the possible for governments to approach wicked policy problems with new tools. The real opportunities for innovation in government can be found in using data in a way that can rapidly prototype and use predictive analytics to model the impact of decision making. The future is exciting.
Excerpt: Emerging techniques and technologies can enhance impact, or open the horizon for a radically new kind of intervention. They are changing the scale up process at every step, from dissecting the problem to designing the intervention and delivering it. Read more here.