The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation, through the “Ibtekr” knowledge platform, launched the guide to “spread innovation” as part of the platform’s initiatives aimed at spreading the culture of innovation, sharing innovative and pioneering government ideas and experiences in various fields, to benefit from them in developing the level of government performance and providing highly efficient services to improve people's lives and build a better future for generations to come.
The guide aims to enhance awareness of the importance of government innovation and encourage the identification, documentation and sharing of innovations through innovators’ communities within government agencies and the private sector, introducing innovative approaches and models that have achieved success in the government sector and raising the level of knowledge and evidence base related to how to employ these approaches in various fields of work and in all circumstances. And the challenges facing the government work system.
6 steps to spread innovation and share knowledge
The guide reviews 3 models for disseminating innovation and covers 6 main steps to ensure the proper dissemination of innovation and knowledge sharing through “investigation, testing, modification, addressing obstacles, implementation, and harvesting.” It focuses on the importance of disseminating innovation and sharing knowledge within an organized systematic framework, and introducing models for disseminating knowledge. Innovation, the process of diffusion of innovation, the challenges of diffusion of innovation, and change management.
The guide also addresses the mechanisms of bringing about change in the institutional culture through change management and the support required from leaders to ensure the implementation and expansion of innovations to improve the quality of government services. It also addresses the most important goals of spreading innovation, which include; Equipping more employees with valuable institutional knowledge and experience, replicating and expanding successes, and mastering its work by providing higher quality outputs and services and overcoming obstacles more quickly.
The guide benefits decision-makers and government officials seeking to share innovations to be adopted and benefited from in the work systems of other government agencies at the national and international levels, or who are considering adopting innovations from other entities.
It is worth noting that the “Ibtekr” platform, the first of its kind in the Arab world, specialized in innovation in government work, aims to enhance competencies in the Arab world and build a generation of Arab innovators and future leaders, by providing educational courses and methodologies, reports, guides, interactive training laboratories, and knowledge data. It focuses on disseminating and disseminating the best tools, practices, and successful models related to government innovation, which enables government agencies to develop initiatives and come up with innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency of the government sector, and improve the services provided by governments to improve people's lives and build a better future for generations.