Newsweek cited comments by Marlon Boarnet of the USC Price School about a possible move by the L.A. City Council to fast-track permitting for Elon Musk’s proposed underground tunnel project.
Taking it to the streets: Social media shakes it up A conversation with Roy Choi and Tara Roth, moderated by Raphael Bostic Social media shakes up philanthropy, bringing exposure to underserved, hard to reach communities. How can building community online translate to real life community engagement? Our evening of conversation with Tara Roth and Roy Choi showed…
by Justine Dodgen A new article co-authored by Bedrosian Faculty Affiliate Bill Resh was accepted into the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. The article, entitled “A Systems Theory Approach to Innovation Implementation: Why Organizational Location Matters,” examines how the “success” of adopted innovations depends on both the source of innovation and the organizational environment. Resh and coauthor Tima Moldogaziev argue…
In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss California lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom’s book Citizenville. The book is about how government has not caught up with the ubiquity of smart phones and technology found in the rest of our everyday lives. It is a rallying cry for innovation from within government to revolutionize the way things are accomplished. Newsom argues that technological innovation will both create more efficiency and create a wider public responsiveness.
Do Raphael, David and Sherry share Gavin Newsom’s optimism that technology can easily reinvent government? Find out!
Sept 9, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback
By dispensing with paper-based public services and working smarter with technology, the British government may be able to realize £70 billion in savings by 2020, according to a new report from PolicyExchange (UK).