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?
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.
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!
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.
In this article we look at the role of city leadership in strengthening our democracy and how mayors can meet this challenge.
In this article of our series you will learn about fostering innovative ideas and why you need to get the leadership on board.
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,
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.
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.
1,050 Europeans have joined the 2020 Innovation in Politics Awards jury. Now the evaluation process has begun.
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.
What are the most pressing challenges of governments in the second half of 2020?