Analysis in Government (AiG) Month Week 5: Innovative leadership

As well as a packed schedule of live events for this year’s Analysis in Government month, we also have a range of learning resources released each week themed to the sessions to further your learning.

Dip into insightful blogs and articles between events with in the Byte sized learning section or find out where you can expand your knowledge with resources and eLearning in our Taking it further section.


Byte sized learning

Leaders in analysis

‘We are all digital leaders in government’: Cat Little on productivity, AI and the next spending review

This article by Megan Lee Devlin from Civil Service World talks to Cat Little, Civil Service Chief Operating Officer, about leadership, AI and how to provide better services.

Analytical leadership: Achieving better outcomes for citizens

This report sets out the findings from the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) review of analytical leadership. Drawing on case studies, it looks at how analytical leadership can be demonstrated and enabled across government.

7 lessons in mobilising the digital community – building a single definition of roles and skills

The Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) talk about their work with the Capability Framework Design Council (CFDC). They share seven lessons they learned along the way and how they had a positive impact on transparency, accountability and participation.

Taking it further


How great leaders innovate responsibly
12 minutes
In times of uncertainty, leaders have a responsibility to inspire hope. Sharing hard-won wisdom, business leader Ken Chenault talks about what it takes to enact positive, enduring change — and why it’s more important than ever to invest in responsible innovation that uplifts people and centres equality and fairness.


Take a look at our suggested innovative Civil Service eLearning courses. Please note you must be registered and signed into Civil Service Learning to access these courses.

Smarter Ways of Working
Duration: 1 hour 53 minutes
This course has 12 modules: This course shows you how to assess and adapt your working practices to work more effectively, be more innovative and improve wellbeing.

Innovation Masterclass

Run by the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO), the course teaches the skills most needed within the Modern Civil Service today. This programme breaks down the art of innovation into small steps that can be applied to your future projects. It also teaches you how to evaluate ideas and pitch solutions.

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