US govt innovation leader comes to Hobart and Canberra

One of the United States government’s principal innovation leaders is in Australia to share her thoughts on human-centred design and rapid prototyping with local public servants.

Stephanie Wade, director of the US Office of Personnel Management’s Innovation Lab, is the drawcard speaker for public sector innovation discussions at the Hobart Town Hall tomorrow and in Canberra next Tuesday, October 20.

The Lab@OPM, as the OPM Innovation Lab is branded, was created in a converted underground storage space in Washington to apply the human-centred design ethos to a range of government agencies and “translate the creativity of their employees into innovative action”, according to OPM director Katherine Archuleta.

Stephanie Wade

Stephanie Wade

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