Chris leads the Canada School of the Public Service’s Digital Academy – a government start up working to improve the digital literacy of public servants in the Government of Canada, building deeper competencies in key areas like data, AI/ML, design, DevOps and disruptive technology, and building communities to support learning and organizational/cultural change.
Chris has been working in government for 21 years across technology, operations, policing, immigration, national security, policy, major projects, air travel, open source collaboration and leadership.
Chris is a self-driven continuous learner who plays with Rust, Python, Golang and beyond. His passions are network analytics and systems – seeing the connections in our environments and between our organizations and working with communities to build a better Canada and a better world.
What is the future of learning digital in government? Hear from several organizations about their perspectives and how they may (or may not) have shifted as a result of the pandemic. What do you think public services need with respect to mindsets, knowledge and skills in order to succeed in the digital era?