Post-Covid Integrate anticipation in everyday government actions


Here the 5 main lessons learned in Asia; the 4th one really looks at the anticipation and lack of a systems approach in government.


1. DATA infrastructure without gaps

Gaps in data infrastructure have turned out to be costly for governments.


2. Governments became agile, large-scale experimenters in response to COVID.

Unless governance approaches are reimagined, the agile government we see today may quickly fade away.


3. . Building feedback loops between central government and citizens that influence policy -> key to build trust


4. Pivoting to digital services — and making the pivot fair

How do we make access to digital services — not just access to the internet — an equal-access public good


5 .Putting foresight and system thinking into everyday government

How do we bring anticipation and systems thinking out of the ivory tower of foresight workshops and integrate it into everyday decision-making by government officials?


Full article: https://medium.com/@undp.ric/nextgengov-re-imagining-governance-in-the-post-covid-era-ffa032c1a65a

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