Nesta UK Article on Using Frugal Innovations To Solve Local Government Problems

Just read via Navi Radjou’s Linkedin feed, a blog article in Nesta UK by Oscan Nowlan on how Frugal Innovation is helpful in resolving local government solutions.

Briefly, he starts to tackle it with the question framed as:

How could the principles and practices of frugal innovation be relevant to local government and digital transformation in particular?

Three clear lessons stand out, according to Oscar:

  • Build nimble and experimental teams
  • Experiment with cheap technologies
  • Embrace communities and sharing economy models