Honey Dacanay

Senior Manager/Executive Lead, Standards & Governance

Ontario Digital Service, Government of Ontario

Honey is a founding member of the Ontario Digital Service, where she is the Executive Lead / Senior Manager, Digital Standards and Governance. Informally, the role is known as the “Chief Bureaucracy Hacker:” leading three teams to ensure that digital-era practices like lean, agile and service design gain critical mass in a 66,000-person strong public service.

Honey’s expertise is in machinery of government reform and making public sector reform programs stick. Most recently, her team enshrined digital-era ways of working in Ontario’s Simpler, Faster, Better Services Act, the first legislation of its kind in Canada and 4th globally.

Sessions

Regional Digital Government Summit (1/3)

06/11/2019 11.50 - 12.30

Workshop Track DHorticulture Purple stageSummit

New for 2019, the Regional Digital Government Summit is a place for provincial, state, and municipal government leaders to focus on the unique opportunities and obstacles they face. Chaired by some of North America’s digital government pioneers, join this intimate gathering of under 100 executives within FWD50.

The summit will cover a wide range of topics, including de-risking technology...

Regional Digital Government Summit (2/3)

06/11/2019 13.30 - 14.10

Workshop Track DHorticulture Purple stageSummit

New for 2019, the Regional Digital Government Summit is a place for provincial, state, and municipal government leaders to focus on the unique opportunities and obstacles they face. Chaired by some of North America’s digital government pioneers, join this intimate gathering of under 100 executives within FWD50.

The summit will cover a wide range of topics, including de-risking technology...

Regional Digital Government Summit (3/3) END TIME 5PM

06/11/2019 14.15 - 14.55

Workshop Track DHorticulture Purple stageSummit

New for 2019, the Regional Digital Government Summit is a place for provincial, state, and municipal government leaders to focus on the unique opportunities and obstacles they face. Chaired by some of North America’s digital government pioneers, join this intimate gathering of under 100 executives within FWD50.

The summit will cover a wide range of topics, including de-risking technology...

Failing FWD: lessons in building digital teams and products

07/11/2019 13.30 - 14.10

ExpertBlack stageBreakout session

At the core of an agile practice is developing hypotheses and testing them in the real world. This means you will fail, hopefully early and not too often. Digital service organizations need to embrace failure in their work like they do in their product design. More broadly, the current global trend towards agile, user centered design in government services presents an unparalleled opportunity to...