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William D Eggers

Bill Eggers is the executive director, Deloitte Center for Government Insights and has been an author, columnist, consultant, and popular speaker for more than two decades. He is a leading authority on government reform and is responsible for research and thought leadership for Deloitte’s public sector industry practice. His new book, Delivering on Digital: The Innovators and Technologies that are Transforming Government, will be published in June 2016. His eight other books include The Solution Revolution: How Government, Business, and Social Enterprises are Teaming up to Solve Society’s Biggest Problems (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013, which was named to 10 “best books of the year” lists. Bill’s commentary has appeared in dozens of major media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

Innovation is key to breaking government's age-old trade-offs

Agencies often find themselves facing conflicting goals, but a combination of innovation, technological advancement and management techniques can break the deadlock.


How to foster an innovation culture in government

To close the innovation gap between the public and private sector, governments must become applied learning systems that constantly adapt to change.


Workplace flexibility as the new normal

Federal managers need to stop worrying about where their employees are and more about the work that gets done, write Deloitte's Anne Weisberg and William D. Eggers.


6 tips for generating better ideas

Two experts offer suggestions for avoiding a common pitfall that often leads to failed programs.