In the days of COVID-19 crisis and lockdown, digital government has suddenly become an essential service. But the rush couldn’t hide the fundamental weaknesses of “normal” digital government services. Far from making things better, the surge in use has revealed a host of underlying problems which policymakers must move decisively now to address.
Innovation is the product of intentional human endeavor. Countries seeking world-leading innovative enterprises and industries need to implement thoughtful and effective national innovation systems, and supporting policy instruments, to maximize their innovation potential. Reports here review the innovation systems/policies of GTIPA-member nations.