Is it possible for government agencies to innovate? Yes, if they use the right people. And in the case of the US Government: a startup mentality.
In the video above, Haley Van Dyck outlines how her teams at the United States Digital Service used the skills and techniques of Silicon Valley to effect real change in departments which were in dire need of innovation.
The federal government is the largest institution in the world, and spends $86 billion annually just on IT projects. And 94% of those projects end up over budget or behind schedule, and 40% never even finish.