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  • Blockchain: great hope or great hype?

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    Nexus recently attended a seminar on blockchain technology, which is a type of digital distribution ledger or database that contains a record of every transaction at every stage of the supply chain. It is decentralised, with no single owner of the data (such as a bank or government agency).

  • Aussie BBQs and the role of middle managers in the public sector

    Over the festive season, I engaged in the traditional Aussie pastime of hosting a backyard barbeque. On one occasion I was asked to cook the steaks – a responsibility I was happy to accept. However, I was less happy to accept the unsolicited advice provided by what seemed like everyone at the barbeque—much of it contradictory to my own (obviously correct) cooking style.

  • How the Australian public sector has changed for the worse

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    Over the last couple of months, we’ve drawn on our 20 years’ experience in consulting to look at how  the Australian public sector has changed over time and which changes have had a positive impact on our people, our work and our community. Now it’s time to look at the flip side of the coin: how the public sector has changed for the worse.

  • How has government changed for the better over the last 20 years?

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    Our recent survey among clients and colleagues allowed us to reflect on the changes that have taken place in the public sector over the last 20 years, as well as determine how these changes have improved the way government services are delivered to the community. Here are six improvements that we believe have had a significant impact on the public sector over this time.