Leer blogpost en español By Sandford Borins, Professor of Public Management in the University of Toronto Public sector innovation – once dismissed as a contradiction in terms – is being seen increasingly as an imperative. It has become the topic of many recent conferences, such as the one from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on … [Read more...] about 4-step guide for public sector open innovation
How Open Badges can help showcase recognized professional competencies
Leer artículo en español By Stella Porto, Learning & Knowledge Management Specialist at INDES in the Inter-American Development Bank There is an important shift happening in the job market. Organizations are faced with a huge burden to retrain workers, while professionals are seeking continuous development to remain relevant in an ever more competitive workforce. For this … [Read more...] about How Open Badges can help showcase recognized professional competencies
How can design thinking promote innovation in development?
Leer blogpost en Español By Suzi Sosa, Co-Founder and CEO of Verb A development project in Zambia wants to improve family planning and contraception use among young girls. This is not an unusual development problem, and could be approached with many standardized solutions. But, what if we wanted better outcomes? At lower cost? How we would solve it then? Design … [Read more...] about How can design thinking promote innovation in development?
The Inter-American Development Bank adopts Creative Commons
Leer a versión en español By Alyson Williams, Embedded Librarian Team Leader at the Felipe Herrera Library - IDB [message_box title="The IDB and Creative Commons" color="green"]You can access the press release on the topic here [/message_box] Recently, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opened its knowledge by adopting Creative Commons (CC) licenses for all IDB … [Read more...] about The Inter-American Development Bank adopts Creative Commons
The IDB launches a new MOOC on Sustainable Cities
Leer versión en Español / Leia versão em Português By José Yitani, Learning and Knowledge Management Specialist at the Interamerican Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) of the IDB The sustainability of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean is a highly relevant topic and represents a very complex challenge for the region. Through the Emerging and … [Read more...] about The IDB launches a new MOOC on Sustainable Cities