What ‘Cognitive Government’ Could Do
To achieve real breakthroughs in public management, we need governments capable of continuously adapting to changing technology.
Paul Macmillan is the global public sector leader for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., where he is responsible for the firm's client service innovation to support public-purpose organizations around the world. He has been a management consultant and strategic adviser to governments for over 25 years. He is a frequent writer and speaker on the topics of government innovation, public accountability and advanced analytics.
Macmillan studied public administration at Carleton University and received an M.B.A. from the University of Ottawa. He is a founding leader of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada-Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards and of the Schulich Masters Certificate in Public Management Program. He has been invited to serve as an external advisory member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Observatory of Public Sector Innovation.
He is the co-author, with http://www.governing.com/authors/William-D-Eggers.html, of "The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems," published in September 2013.