It is often assumed that the public sector trails the private sector in such agile practices necessary to unlock true innovation and agility, but this stereotype overlooks much of the good work being done by public sector organisations both across the globe and in the UK.
Workday’srecent global survey of998executives found that a commercial orientation is no assurance of organisational agility. Of the nine sectors that were ranked, the public sector came fourth for the proportion of organisations that were ranked as “leaders”: those able to innovate continuously, at scale and pace.
This positive outlook is nevertheless not a reflection of the public sector as a whole, and in today’s economic, social and diplomatic climate, improvement is needed.
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