he USDS has worked on thirteen major projects involving eleven agencies, and claims to have saved the government many times its $14 million budget. It has charters to place full-blown teams in seven different agencies, with more to come before the end of the year.
To teach English, Ryder uses a method called design thinking, in which he combines books, inventions and brainstorming to create a new kind of classroom experience.
Ken Grady has been actively involved in efforts to establish paths to technology careers for communities who don’t usually end up there—specifically for US veterans.
18F is an office of federal employees acting as a civic digital consultancy for the government. Because we work on distributed teams so frequently, we’ve developed certain strategies for working well.
Milcord — an innovative software company solving the world’s data and cyber security challenges — is seeking industry thought leaders on occupational, physical, emotional, social wellness
Students came to see the world and themselves in a new way, were moved to share their knowledge publicly, grew to be confident in themselves, and felt empowered to use their voices to raise awareness and affect change.
“Let’s define ourselves not by how we talk about ourselves or what we build, but by how we support existing efforts and partners in our communities.”
Upon being released in 2011, the Pathways to Prosperity report revealed the struggles of young people to attain employment in America, despite many good jobs going unfilled.
Big data isn’t necessarily smart data. How can healthcare organizations develop the tools and competencies they need to make actionable decisions?
Today in America, fewer than 5 percent of young people train as apprentices. In Germany, the number is closer to 60 percent—in fields as diverse as advanced manufacturing, IT, banking, and hospitality. And in Europe, what’s often called “dual training” is a highly respected career path