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How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor


Beth Simone Noveck is director of the Governance Lab (GovLab) and professor in the department of Technology, Culture, and Society at NYU Tandon.

Beth Simone Noveck is one of 10 members of the Digitalrat, a council founded in 2018 to help the German government with the problems of bringing the country into the digital age. They work on proposing policies, projects and platforms to digitize government, but also education and work. … “I was called by the chancellor's chief of staff and he interviewed me to discuss some of the work that I do, some of the themes that we could take up and should take up if there is a digital advisory group. And then the chancellor herself called and invited me.”

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