The Government Innovators Network provides the latest research and publications in public-sector innovation from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government faculty and research team, international content partners, and beyond. We also provide the latest news, the Innovators Insights newsletter, and multimedia resources.



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Operational Excellence in Government Project

The Operational Excellence in Government project, led by Stephen Goldsmith, Director of the Innovations in American Government Awards program and Professor at Harvard Kennedy School, identifies operational efficiency themes across state and local governments. By pinpointing opportunities for cost savings, recommending proven efficiencies, and providing implementation guidance, the Operational Excellence in Government project is a central resource for public-sector excellence.


Provides you with an archive of stories from our Innovators Insights newsletter, which includes examples of government innovations across all policy topics.


Presents a curated selection of the latest news in government innovations from sources across the Web.


Provides access to our innovations videos, webinar recordings, and other interactive content.

Harvard Resources

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