Innovation in federal agencies is hard, but possible with these tips

The first chief innovation officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation left after only a year on the job. Sultan Meghji cited several systemic barriers that frustrated him into leaving. Meghji’s comments got executive editor Jason Miller thinking about what it takes to innovate in the federal government.

In his weekly feature the reporter’s notebook, Jason asked two former federal executives what it takes to be successful. Jason joined the Federal Drive to discuss what he learned.