September 29, 2022  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Interactive session

Book Club: Digital Government Excellence by Siim Sikkut

Digital Government Excellence provides delivers a fascinating treatment of digital leadership as governments around the world start or restart the digital transformation of their work and service delivery.

It is a playbook on how to achieve digital excellence via interviews with 20 remarkable digital government leaders from around the world (both past and present ones). Each one offers insights on strategies for how to incorporate the best of digital into public services and practical tips on how to lead digital reforms and delivery teams.

The book also:

  • Explores how to begin the task of making all of government to “go digital” or go deeper and bolder in this direction, including the first steps and beyond;
  • Highlights leadership styles and practices for effective and lasting delivery of digital strategies and reforms;
  • Provides food for thought about what does it take to be an impactful digital transformation leader – in government and beyond.

The book is ideal for Chief Digital/Information/Technology Officers or digital agency leaders in public service. Digital Government Excellence is also a valuable resource for any practitioner, policymaker or political leader in governments at any level, as well as any student or advisor of governments looking into how to deliver digital transformation in the public sector.


Watch the recording on Access FWD50


From time to time, we run Book Clubs to discuss the latest in digital transformation and public sector innovation with fellow leaders and noted experts. Each session is a candid online conversation, in which we cover a brief synopsis of a book and its key ideas, followed by an open peer discussion with the author.

Former CIO
Government of Estonia
Author, Digital Government Excellence: Lessons from Effective Digital Leaders
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