Daniel Goodwin

Category Archives: Constitution and community

Transformation Challenge Panel -Good report, some further challenges #challengepanel

Today’s report of the Transformation Challenge Panel provides very interesting reading because it sets out an assessment of the state of play of public sector transformation in England. It demonstrates … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parliament, not Westminster, should propose a federal and networked future for Britain

Following the Scottish Referendum result, the maelstrom of voices and views reflects the huge opportunity that it presents the UK. And going straight from the Scottish referendum into the conference … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Networked councils – thoughts on future strategy and tactics

I don’t normally write on the subject of web-based social networks because I don’t really claim to know much and it’s a tool not an outcome. However the last week … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Video killed the radio star – a lesson in change for the public sector

An excellent discussion last Thursday evening with New Local Government Network people and other colleagues has me thinking about the nature of change and the extent of innovation that is required from … Continue reading

November 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Evidence based policy vs policy based evidence

To the British Academy #BASAGE11 last Monday night for a fascinating panel debate on the question: “How can Social Scientists and Government work together to strengthen public trust in scientific … Continue reading

November 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

SOLACE Feedback 2

In my previous post I set out some thoughts on the balance between personal service and universal services and whether the service engagement with customers is one which has personal … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Feedback from SOLACE Summit

Last week I was at the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives & Senior Managers (SOLACE) conference in Edinburgh, and very good it was too. I will not attempt to … Continue reading

October 16, 2011 · 7 Comments