Weekly Roundup – November 1st

Hello, all! We have a list of everything we’ve been talking about this week, just in case you missed something:

Jodi LeBlanc talks about how the government can make smarter use of technology through Blueprint 2020.

An excerpt from Tax is Not a Four-Letter Word, a new book edited by former Clerk Alex Himelfarb and his son Jordan.

Ray Edwards, director general, Service and Program Excellence Directorate, for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, talks about an app people can use to access agricultural programs and services.

Editor-in-chief Toby Fyfe on the call for smarter collaboration within and between governments.

Craig Sellars blogs about how bilingualism has changed, and how it will continue to evolve in the public service of the future.

Robert P. Shepherd, Karen Lawson, James McDavid, and Theresa Hunter on what Canadian universities are doing to maintain their relevance in the teaching of program evaluation.

Christian Couturier, CIO for the government New Brunswick, talks about the province’s enterprise view of IM/ICT.

Harvey Schachter reviews Maria Konnikova’s Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.

And of course, nominations are now open for our Leading in Challenging Times Awards, which will be presented at our Leadership Summit on February 25th. Don’t forget to nominate a deserving team for an award — and of course, don’t forget to register for the event!

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