Pia Waugh

Pia Waugh

Service Integration Lead, New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs

Pia Waugh is an open government and data ninja who has recently joined the digital transformation and gov as a platform cabal. She works within the (public sector) machine to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond. She believes that tech culture has a huge role to play in achieving better policy planning, outcomes, public engagement and a better public service all round. She is also trying to do her part in establishing greater public benefit from publicly funded data, software and research. Pia was awarded as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Australia for 2014.

The tipping point

Main stage (YELLOW)

We invented everything. And so, we can reinvent it. Human society has hit a tipping point in the past 200 years, with the advent of individual rights and the abundance of cheap technology. Now, it’s time to use these things to help government move from kings in castles to nodes in a network.

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Moving to Digital Government

Main stage (YELLOW)

If code is law, then government is a computer. As a result, there are few industries more likely to be fundamentally disrupted by the digital revolution than government. In this all-day workshop, FWD50 founder and Harvard Lecturer Alistair Croll and New Zealand’s Government Service Integration Lead Pia Waugh lead a packed lineup of experts considering […]

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