Entries by Greg Downing

The Innovation Horizons Project – An Organizational View on Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

As the Executive Director for Innovation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), I have learned a great deal about large institutions, whether governmental, profit-driven businesses, or non-profit entities, that thrive on well-honed, routine management processes. I have also seen how bureaucracies serve these organizations well by bringing consistency, predictability, reliability, and […]