‘Innovation Accounting’ is a loose term for the idea that organisations need new metrics to manage innovation, the dominant competitive force driving value today. After building a few government as a service platforms the only thing I’ve seen reliably produce valuable innovation is intentional and consistent experimentation. Increasingly many teams are practicing some form of … Read more
Innovation is a key driver of economic growth and social progress, and governments around the world are increasingly looking for new ways to encourage innovation and investment. One emerging tool that is gaining attention is innovation options, a financial instrument that provides a financial incentive for private sector partners to invest in new technologies or … Read more
Government as a Service (GaaS) is a term used to describe the shift from traditional, siloed, paper-based government services towards a digital, centralized model of service delivery. It is an approach to government operations which emphasizes efficient, digital-first services and emphasizes the user experience. GaaS advocates for digital transformation in government operations, increased citizen engagement, partnership with industry and other stakeholders, data-driven decision-making, and leverages current best practices in technology and service delivery.
Have you ever wondered how cloud-based software works? It can seem like a complex and confusing topic, but that doesn’t have to be the case. We’ll be discussing the basics of cloud-based software in this blog post, and we’ll be using a housing analogy to explain it. We’ll be looking at the differences between SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), and exploring how they’re like renting, unit titles and leasing housing respectively. By the end of it, you’ll have a good understanding of how cloud-based software works and which type is right for you. So let’s get started and explore cloud-based software with a housing analogy.
Government as a Service (GaaS) is a new way of delivering government services over the internet without the need for absorbing the cost, complexities and risks associated around the large IT investments and implementations. This is especially critical in developing countries like those in the Pacific that have limited resources.
A viral license is a type of licensing scheme that requires code that uses or links to the license code, having the same license. It ensures that derivative works preserve the licensing scheme of the original versions of the work. It is common in open source and copyleft licenses, especially the GPL.