Episodes

  • Episode Five: Governing in a Digital Age

    Date: March 6, 2017
    Length: 37:15
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    Transcript: English | French
    Description: Track Changes goes “in the room” for the Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries Policy Innovation Symposium: Governing in a Digital Age, interviewing keynote speakers, panelists, and Clerks. With special co-host & co-producer Kent Aitken, the Public Policy Forum's Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow.

    Extra credit: the production team would like to thank our interviewees: Kim Henderson, Michael Wernick, Jim Anderson, Jennifer Hollett, Nick Scott, Steve Orsini, Parker Mitchell as well as Kent Aitken, Myra Latendresse-Drapeau, Mary Beth Baker, Reuben Bronee, Erin Gee, Khal Karime, Gilbert Le Gras, Nicholas Richer Brulé, Marion Trevisan, Alison Loat, Kevin Currie, Rodney Ghali, Cynthia Tar, and Irene Vokac.

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  • Episode Four: One of One with Adam Kahane (A Track Changes Holiday Special Episode)

    Date: December 22, 2016
    Length: 20:47
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    Transcript: English | French
    Description: In our final episode of 2016, the Track Changes/Changer de Voix team sits down for an in-depth interview with Adam Kahane of Reos Partners to discuss collaboration, solving wicked problems and systems transformation, the practice of introspection, and what can be learned from failure. We also hear his advice for collaborating in situations of high conflict and low control where no person around the decision table has the power to fully dictate terms. On that happy note, Track Changes/Changer de Voix wishes you joyous holidays and a great 2017!

    Extra credit: the production team would like to thank Adam Kahane, Monica Pohlmann, Francis Tessier and Mark Abbott.

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  • Episode Three: Teach us your (policy innovation) ways, Montreal

    Date: November 30, 2016
    Length: 25:48
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    Transcript: English | French
    Description: Track Changes producer and French-language host Francis Nolan-Poupart travels to Montreal to explore the thriving ecosystem of open innovation, social innovation and technological innovation. Hear insights from the practitioners at Projektae, Communautique and Percolab.

    Extra credit: the production team would like to thank Laurence Bakayoko (Projektae); Monique Chartrand (Communautique); Elizabeth Hunt and Dominique Bel (Percolab); as well as Kevin Currie, Megan Piercey Monafu, Jocelyn Sweet, and Irene Vokac, for being so generous with their time.

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  • Episode Two: Testing 1, 2, 3...

    Date: October 14, 2016
    Length: 22:21
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    Transcript: English | French
    Description: Karen Hall (Director General, Benefit Programs Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency) defines experimentation in a public sector context in our second tl;dr segment. Carolyn Curtis (CEO, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation) talks experimentation, evidence-making, and prototyping for social impact at a meeting of the Deputy Ministers' Committee on Policy Innovation (DCMPI), in our first edition of “In the Room”.

    Extra credit: The production team would like to thank Kevin Currie, Jocelyn Sweet, and Marion Trevisan for their support on this episode. Thank you also to SiG - Tim Draimin, Geraldine Cahill, Vinod Rajasekaran - for facilitating TACSI's Canada-wide tour.

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  • Episode One: Policy Innovation, meet Track Changes

    Date: August 30, 2016
    Length: 25:55
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    Transcript: English | French
    Description: Anatole Papadopoulos (Track Changes) explains why we exist and what we're trying to do. Rodney Ghali (ADM, Innovation Hub, Privy Council Office), Andreas Souvaliotis (CEO, Carrot Insights and former President of Air Miles for Social Change), and John Dalrymple (Chief of External Affairs, Canada's National Ballet School) take a “deep dive” on partnerships with the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention at the Public Health Agency of Canada. Laura Wesley (Executive Director, Consultations and Public Engagement, Privy Council Office) defines open policy-making in our inaugural tl;dr segment.

    Extra credit: The production team would like to thank Kevin Currie, Alexandre Duval, Chad Hartnell, Ginette Martel, Julia Riendeau, Jocelyn Sweet, Marion Trevisan, Irene Vokac, and Laura Wesley for their support on this episode.






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