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10 steps to innovation heaven

10 steps to innovation heaven

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Ten steps to transformation – NESTA present ten things they have learnt about innovation in public services and how it can help you save money. Based upon last year’s Comprehensive Spending Review but their 10 top tips are logical and already in place as part of a number of LGA programmes and activities such as customer focus, productivity, community engagement, localism, civil society, best use of resources, leadership, strategic commissioning etc. So why not have a look at a top tip or tips that strikes a chord with you and follow the links to examples within? THE TOP TEN TIPS ARE; 10. Don’t try to save money 9. Don’t start with creating an innovation culture – culture only comes from practice 8. Help the social sector to help you 7. Turn to your community as partners in tackling big issues 6. Do you really know best? Service users are experts too 5. Are you ‘wasting’ resources you don’t realise you have? 4. Don’t ‘buy in’ the answer – develop your own solution quickly and cheaply 3. Search for solutions where you don’t expect to find them 2. Quick wins could mean future defeats 1. Stop doing what doesn’t work Check out - http://www.nesta.org.uk/blogs/ten_steps_to_transformation if you wish to subscribe
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