With hosts Natalie Crandall and Valeria Sosa, 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.
Jutta Treviranus, Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre discusses the centre's purpose, vision and mission of ensuring that emerging technologies and their associated practices are inclusive of everyone.
The Black Box
Kaveh Afshar discusses his experience working in the Chief Data Office at Environment and Climate Change Canada, and how that team works toward solving data problems through computer science, math and statistics.
On a Mission
Christiana Cavazzoni, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister and Deputy Chief Information Officer from the Department of National Defence, reflects on her ten year career in the public service, and how innovation has evolved.
How can we map data literacy within the public service, and how can organizations analyze their data competencies to further their data readiness and maturity?
A Culture of Experimentation
In today's day and age, organizations must make experimentation an integral part of business to keep pace with market leaders. But if it's so vital, why aren't more organizations taking this approach? Nurturing curiosity, empowering every employee to spearhead change, and embracing failure can seem risky and inefficient.
Have you ever had an idea that has the potential to innovate the public service, and wished you had a peer group to act as a sounding board in developing and presenting it? On this episode, Tracey Snow, Acting Manager with the Canada Revenue Agency, talks about her experience with this.
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.
I want to like it
The podcast has potential, but it’s very hit and miss. Engagement is too conversational with a focus on describing experiences - doesn’t go that extra step to draw out key messages and lessons learned. I’d delete if not for FOMO.
Love this show. Great guests. Thoughtful discussions. Highly recommend!