Government as a Platform, the hard problems: part 2 — the design of services & public policy

Richard Pope
Apr 11 · 8 min read

The efficiency trap — could we miss the opportunity for better services?

The end of ‘public vs private’ and ‘central vs local’?

Platforms as new zones of political contest

When services change in days but legislation changes in years

A new paradigm for public-facing services



Richard Pope

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