{"version":"20150408","show_thumbnails":false,"items":[{"id":390,"url":"http:\/\/govinnovators.com\/2015\/11\/why-government-innovates\/","url_meta":{"origin":327,"position":0},"title":"Why Government Innovates","date":"November 16, 2015","format":false,"rel":"nofollow","excerpt":"What\u2019s All The Buzz About Innovation? Government is busy innovating. Federal, state and local agencies are standing up innovation centers and operations. Agencies are innovating programs, processes, R&D, and acquisition. They\u2019re using technology to involve citizens and deliver better services. And they\u2019re recognizing innovation in titles and awards. But what\u2026","context":"In \"How To & Lessons Learned\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":394,"url":"http:\/\/govinnovators.com\/2015\/11\/doing-something-different\/","url_meta":{"origin":327,"position":1},"title":"Doing Something Different","date":"November 17, 2015","format":false,"rel":"nofollow","excerpt":"Understanding Innovation This is the second blog in a four-part series that answers questions very much on the minds of government: What is innovation? What does it mean for government to innovate? And why innovate, anyway? The first blog defined innovation as doing something different to add value for a\u2026","context":"In \"How To & Lessons Learned\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":78,"url":"http:\/\/govinnovators.com\/2014\/09\/defining-innovation\/","url_meta":{"origin":327,"position":2},"title":"Defining Innovation","date":"September 29, 2014","format":false,"rel":"nofollow","excerpt":"Definitions of innovation abound. And while we all live with variety and even ambiguity, it helps when people trying\u00a0 to innovate are on the same page about what it means. Dictionary.com defines innovation as \u201csomething new or different introduced.\u201d Peter Drucker described it as the effort to create purposeful, systematic\u2026","context":"In \"How To & Lessons Learned\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]}]}