How can we redirect some of the energy going into either empty futurism or hand-wringing anxiety around the Future of Work towards practical action and planning?
Innovation in procedures and processes, rather than in goods, is what drives the development of the workplace. https://drift-hunters.io
How do you think work, jobs and careers will change as a result of aging and longevity?
Aging is most likely to effect job performance if job tasks require sensory perception, selective attention, working memory, information processing, rapid reaction or physical strength.
We are asking what experiences people have had of using "policy Labs" inside and outside of Government? We are especially interested in where some form of 'virtual' space has been used?
In Brazil, the Federal Government has been running a successful initiative called GNova (http://gnova.enap.gov.br/index.php), but it is not online. Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the UK Policy Lab (https://openpolicy.blog.gov.uk/about), with a greater online presence than its Brazilian counterpa... Read more »
What is the role of activism in establishing a new social contract?
For me the role of activism is problematic. On one hand, it is vital to have engaged society, which not only care enough about something to spent their time protesting, but also meet together and make relationship with others like-minded people in the world where we desperately need th... Read more »
What do you think the balance between hard and soft skill training should be?
To be good at hard skills, one would require to be smart or have a high level of IQ (the left brain or the logical center). Soft skills need EQ (the right brain or the emotional cente... Read more »
Affordable housing is often an invisible issue. How can policymakers from local communities, national entities and IGOs collaborate to make adequate and affordable housing accessible to more people?
In recent years, South Africa has been grappling with a shortage of affordable housing, inadequate infrastructure, and a lack of access to basic services like clean water and sanitation in many communities. Moreover, there is a growing problem of informal settlements, which often lack basic services and are prone to fires, flooding, and other hazar... Read more »
Given the increasing concerns around privacy, how can we balance efforts to improve the use of government data to generate impact and create value?
Private Parties and another General Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Possession of Obligated Subjects, which applies to the government in its three areas and to other subjects . The latter goes hand in hand with the Law on transparency and access to informati... Read more »