How to Implement Open Innovation in City Government
The World Bank website posted a blog by a group of urban development professionals which noted “We have been introducing open innovation to cities and governments for the last three years in Chile, Colombia, Egypt and Mozambique. We have addressed specific challenges and iteratively designed and tested a systematic methodology to introduce open innovation in government through both a top-down and a bottom-up approaches. We have identified ‘internal champions’, and external stakeholders organized in an ‘innovation hub’ that provides long-term sustainability and scalability of interventions. We believe that this methodology is easily applicable beyond cities to other government entities at the regional and national levels.”
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