7 episodes

Innovate on Demand is a podcast series centralized around the theme of Innovation – the good and the bad. In line with the Canada School of Public Service’s mandate for learning, this podcast will allow public servants, passionate about innovation, to learn and share “on demand” and their convenience. Produced by Todd Lyons on behalf of the Canada School of Public Service. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

Innovate On Demand Todd Lyons, Valeria Sosa, Natalie Crandall

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Innovate on Demand is a podcast series centralized around the theme of Innovation – the good and the bad. In line with the Canada School of Public Service’s mandate for learning, this podcast will allow public servants, passionate about innovation, to learn and share “on demand” and their convenience. Produced by Todd Lyons on behalf of the Canada School of Public Service. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    Regulatory AI

    Regulatory AI

    How can a human being navigate thousands of words written in complex formal and legal vocabulary? Well, increasingly, we're trying to delegate that difficult work to a helper better suited to the task: software.. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Public Service

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Public Service

    The Lead of the Paper Plane Exchange at the Canada School of Public Service, talks about how work and volunteer experience outside of the Government of Canada can contribute to meaningful innovation within the public service. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    Survival of the Most Adaptable

    Survival of the Most Adaptable

    Our guest this episode worked for a mega corporation before joining the public service and experienced first hand how any organization can be bogged down as it scales up in size and complexity. He believes that success is tied to a willingness to adapt, so what has his experience been like since joining the public sector? An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    Self-Help

    Self-Help

    Reflections, realizations, and suggestions for a path forward for those who've struggled to innovate in the public service: what to look for in other people and within yourself when the frustration makes you feel like quitting. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    Individual Innovation

    Individual Innovation

    It can be daunting, even depressing, to be a person with an idea inside a massive organization. After all, what can one individual to do effect change from within? On this episode of Innovate on Demand, Dana Landry asks us to consider the power of one. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

    Human-Centred Impact Evaluation

    Human-Centred Impact Evaluation

    What's an Innovation Lab? What is Rapid Impact Assessment, and how is it different from Iteration? And how can acknowledging failure increase connectedness to the people affected, and bring a better outcome? More honest experiences from the field, on this edition of Innovate On Demand. An accessible version of this podcast can be found on the Canada School of Public Service’s external facing website.

Customer Reviews

Necolarptic ,

A window into the reality of government innovation

I'm hooked; learning about how things really work (or really don't) is fascinating. It could be scary, but instead it's incredibly inspiring. Can't wait for more.

Noopsneerg ,

Brilliant

Love this show. Great guests. Thoughtful discussions. Highly recommend!

Balksbalks ,

Great podcast

Super informative on a variety of innovative ideas - makes the vague term “innovation” seem more real and not just a nonsense buzzword!

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