Innovation in Government: So what are some of the things that stops Governments from Innovating?

Innovation in Government: So what are some of the things that stops Governments from Innovating?

Assumption: Government agencies generally believe that they have no competitive drivers to the delivery of their products and services. Collecting tax, issuing passports and visas, enforcing the laws of the country are all monopoly activities run by governments. Testing the Assumption: The assumption is partially correct – attempts by private individuals or organisations to issue national passports and conduct similar activities is clearly unlawful. The edges are, however, fraying somewhat.