Even when public sectors have a clear understanding of innovation, their industry can slow the ability to make a rapid change; understanding the drivers of the infamous “risk-averse” culture is critical in public sectors to making progress.
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Al Blake is Principal Analyst in Omdia’s Enterprise IT practice. Al has more than 20 years of executive experience in delivering IT services for a range of scientific, educational and government organisations.
Prior to joining Omdia, Al was the chief technology officer for the Government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) where he provided leadership and direction to a large, diverse technical team with accountability for delivering technology services to a user base of 22,000 government workers. Al held senior executive roles at the federal level, including as chief information officer for the Department of the Environment, where he was responsible for developing and implementing the department’s IT strategy in addition to overseeing cybersecurity, governance, and compliance.
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