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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 11 | The rise of remote learning and future of education

Episode 11: The rise of remote learning and future of education

Mohammad Almadani is the CEO of Classera and was one of the founders of the organization in 2012. He was driven to develop smart learning focusing on AI, gamification, and social learning. In 2017, Almadani received the Endeavor World Certificate as one of the most impacting entrepreneurs in the world.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 10 | How to build a digital organization at scale

Episode 10: How to build a digital organization at scale

Jacky Wright spent two years on secondment to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax and customs department, where she was their Chief Digital and Information Officer. In 2019, she rejoined Microsoft as Chief Digital Officer and Corporate Vice President.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 9 | Lessons from Denmark: Moving Operations to Cloud

Episode 9: Lessons from Denmark: Moving Operations to Cloud

Maria Hald spent 20 years in the Danish public sector before becoming the Public Sector Lead of Microsoft Denmark in 2020. We discuss her role as the Deputy Director General in the Ministry of Finance where she oversaw a shared service center for HR for central government agencies in Denmark.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 8 | Scaling Digital Transformation in Brazil

Episode 8: Scaling Digital Transformation in Brazil

Luis Felipe Monteiro is the Secretary of Digital Government in Brazil. He oversees digital transformation of the federal government, and the supply and quality of public services. In 2020 he was named one of the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionizing Government by Apolitical.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 7 | Accessibility in the public sector

Episode 7: Accessibility in the public sector

Yazmine Laroche is the Deputy Minister for Public Service Accessibility in the Government of Canada. Laroche has over 25 years of experience in the public sector across a variety of departments. Her ambition is to make the Canadian public service the most accessible in the world.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 6 | e-Estonia: Using Data to Deliver Trusted Services

Episode 6: e-Estonia: Using Data to Deliver Trusted Services

Siim Sikkut is the Government CIO of Estonia, which has been called ‘the most advanced digital society in the world.’ He was named one of world’s top 20 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical in 2018 & 2019. He is the chair of OECD Working Party of Senior Digital Government Officials.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 5 | Challenge-based approaches to Public Sector innovation 

Episode 5: Challenge-based approaches to Public Sector innovation

Jeremy Goldberg recently joined Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector team. He’s worked in government in the city of San Jose, San Francisco, the city of New York, and most recently was leading technology for the Governor of New York State. We dive into one of the projects he was responsible for in the New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer.

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Public Sector Future Podcast: Episode 4 | Seamless services – Digital access to birth certificates

Episode  4:  Seamless services – Digital access to birth certificates

In this episode we speak with Yolanda Martínez about one of the key challenges of successful digital transformation, the ability to work across boundaries and barriers to share and use data, and to better deliver services to people who really need them. We discuss how she worked across federal and regional boundaries while leading the National Digital Strategy of Mexico to give everybody the ability to obtain their right to identity through digital access to birth certificates.

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