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Rhode Island 'Innovation League' Mimics Google's '20 Percent' Initiative

March 7, 2017View for printing

"How do you expect people to take on new approaches if they don't even know what the options are?"

A new approach is putting agency representatives in a room with new voices and new ideas in hopes of addressing some of Rhode Island's most pressing issues.

Just this week, state officials set in motion a plan that takes mid-level managers out of their offices and pairs them with their counterparts throughout 10 other typically siloed state agencies. The effort is called the Government Innovation League.

by Eyragon Eidam

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