SPRINT, INNOVATIVE THINKING


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The modernisation agenda in British public service could not be higher profile. In the immediate aftermath of the 2001 general election, the Prime Minister went on record to state that public sector reform is the key mission of this government. This background is important in that it makes it plain that the methods used by local government in its modernisation agenda really must be useful, relevant and able to affect radical change.

SPRINT is a methodology that has been designed to reflect this ethos. Its adoption throughout UK local authorities continues to grow and it is associated with some outstanding innovation projects. Perhaps the most important thing about SPRINT is that it is designed to support organisational development. It helps individuals and teams to become better at carrying out change projects, and thus SPRINT helps to foster a more knowledgeable, innovative culture. Moreover, it is relevant to a range of local government problems and opportunities, from Best Value review to transformational change. With this conviction SPRINT has been designed to:

To learn more about SPRINT please visit 'Background'
To learn more about delivering SPRINT to your local authority visit 'User Guide'
To learn more about the user group visit 'User Group'


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