Four core aspects that guide political parties from great ideas to great performance
Innovative ideas can derive from different sources within or outside a political party. But why are some parties better than others at using these ideas to their advantage? Which main areas do leaders and managers of political parties need to look at and manage strategically?
4 THINGS POLITICIANS NEED TO CONSIDER FOR THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF DEMOCRACY
It is widely agreed that digitalisation efforts should be on top of decision-makers’ agendas. To act as trusted political leaders in a democracy in the digital age, politicians and political staff at all levels need to be open to technology and to adapt to new developments.
In the Light of Current Events in Vienna: Together for an open and liberal society
We are shocked and horrified by the terrorist act we had to witness in Vienna yesterday. All partners and team members of The Innovation in Politics Institute in Vienna are well and we are grateful to everyone who contacted us immediately to make sure. Thank you all very much for your thoughts and solidarity!
Online Demo Day: First Political Start-up Incubator approaches the finish line
On 29 October, the participants of the first Political Startup Incubator will celebrate its successful run with a keynote speech on the democratic change in Guinea by the political leader Cellou Diallo.
“We are the closest to the people.”
In this article we look at the role of city leadership in strengthening our democracy and how mayors can meet this challenge.
The sources of great ideas and how to bring them to the party leadership’s table
In this article of our series you will learn about fostering innovative ideas and why you need to get the leadership on board.
Why Cities Need their Citizens
In the course of the launch of the European Capital of Democracy we hosted three round tables together with mayors from all over Europe. In this article we give you insights on the first round table with Jürgen Czerhorszky, Executive City Councillor in Vienna,
The Evolution of Democratic Parties: How to foster innovation in political party contexts
On 31 August 2020 the Innovation in Politics Institute hosted a Breakout Session on the “Evolution of Democratic Parties” at this year’s European Forum Alpbach.
How can political parties be strategic about innovation?
Any party can be innovative sometimes. But a lucky shot is different from managing ideas systematically and strategically – be they related to policy, to organisational aspects, or to behaviours. The key is to develop an innovation strategy.
The 2020 Awards jury has started their work
1,050 Europeans have joined the 2020 Innovation in Politics Awards jury. Now the evaluation process has begun.
What makes a political party innovative?
Ideas make a political party innovative. How exactly this happens has been a blackbox to date, of which only parts are understood. In this blog series, we try to develop an integrated framework for the innovation of political parties.
4 INSIGHTS WE HAVE GAINED ON THE UPCOMING CHALLENGES OF GOVERNMENTS
What are the most pressing challenges of governments in the second half of 2020?