While new technology can help us with everything from tracking work to enhancing our safety models, by itself it’s not enough.
Despite years of investments worth billions of dollars, government has not seen the kind of radical results it expected from technology. A key reason why: States and localities first need to fix their capacity problem.
We all agree child welfare in our world is not as healthy as we would like it to be. No one wants to see vulnerable children at risk, but it seems like every attempt to get healthier isn’t working, and we are all clinging to the hope that the next thing we try will be the real deal.
Stop thinking about the work involved in a given task, and start thinking about everything else.
States and localities keep trying on the same pair of pants and expecting them to fit differently.