The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.
Excerpts and reviews of top books on social innovation
The limits of technocratic, one-size-fits-all approaches to economic development have become all too evident.
A veteran corporate social responsibility leader reflects on “doing well and doing good” at a big oil company.
An emerging method for enabling innovation focuses not on plans or projects, but on broad social challenges.
Lawless violence in the developing world is a plague that undermines efforts to end extreme poverty.
Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.
An emerging "data-driven" science of human behavior promises to help us understand and solve social problems.
The art of expanding an organization is less about aiming high than about "grinding it out."
The new book Scarcity provides critical insights for designing better anti-poverty programs, but not for allocating scarce philanthropic resources.
The movement to reform public schools through competition and testing is a "hoax," according to a one-time promoter of the movement.
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