Arnaldo Penilli interviewes Diastika Rahwidiati, UNDP's Regional Innovation Center in Bangkok.

Arnaldo Penilli has interviewed Diastika Rahwidiati who was until recently, the deputy of UN’s Pulse Lab Jakarta and has now joined UNDP’s Regional Innovation Center in Bangkok.

The starting point of their conversation was that new digital technologies are evolving at a very fast pace and pose two sets of challenges to governance systems: 1) governments have to keep up with very fast technological and knowledge advances; and 2) these changes occur simultaneously in multiple areas of the economy and society. In order to deal with the uncertainty that these changes are already bringing, experimentation is gaining traction in government agencies around the world as a way to test public policy solutions.

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