A new type of leader in government, Alex Benay talks about the leading-edge transformation projects at governments around the world and how Canada is pursuing its own modernization effort. In his presentation, Benay details five core tenets of moving forward with a modernization effort in government:

  1. Open data by default all the time while protecting citizens
  2. Collaborate in the open all the time
  3. Grow digital talent all the time
  4. Change laws/policies all the time
  5. Adapt business models all the time to focus only on meeting user needs