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What drives innovation in your organisation?

Innovation in the workplace is highly sort after, particularly at the moment, so What happens when you innovate for the ‘wrong’ reasons?   According to OECD innovation specialist Alex Roberts, nothing really bad, and  at least engaging with innovation may start people or organisations down a path to a more sophisticated innovation approach driven by higher order motivations.” Roberts looks at why we innovate and the benefits that can arise from innovation.

Free IT resources

ACOSS has released a new version of Improve IT.The website has a range of free resources for people working in not-for-profit organisations who want to make the most of the technology that is available to make their work better and easier.  They’re arranged in six groups IT management (IT planning, strategy development and governance); Technology (PCs, infrastructure, servers, hardware, software); Information systems (client information, service delivery, donors and memb

NCOSS Resource: Co-design principles

During an NCOSS Fair Deal Forum last year it was agreed there was a need to develop Principles of Co-design to provide a baseline on what co-design is and how it works.  The term is increasingly being used to describe a range of activities and processes in the design of a service or product but there is little consistency in how it is used and what it means.  This paper presents the community sector’s perspective on what we have identified as the key elements of co-design.

The Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit

The Parliamentary Friends of Philanthropy Group  will be launched at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit. The group was established in May with Labor MP Andrew Leigh and Liberal MP Lucy Wicks as the inaugural chairs.  The summit aims to help philanthropy and government understand how they can work together to achieve shared objectives.  The two day event will look at philanthropy in tumultuous times and impact through advocacy and policy influence.

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