Honey was a founding member of the Ontario Digital Service and is currently the Senior Manager/Executive Lead responsible for Ontario’s Digital Service Standard. Her focus in the past two years has been on making the standard the new way to do public service in the digital age.
Within the Ontario Public Service, Honey is known as a “Bureaucracy Hacker/Whisperer”, due to her innate understanding of government decision-making which comes from her experience working in the provincial government’s central agencies (Cabinet Office, Treasury Board Secretariat). Honey also teaches Technology and Policy in a Digital Age at the University of Toronto Munk School of Public Policy.
As a digital leader, your challenge is to create conditions to let agile, lean practices and design thinking survive and thrive in your organizations. But how does it work in a hierarchical environment that has its prescribed rhythms, processes and structures? How do you scale it when your organization moves from becoming a team of 75 to a team of 2400 overnight? Finally, how do you make it seamless...