“Government is slipping on innovation at a time when its ability to be creative is paramount, given the increasing needs for its services and the reduction in available resources,” the partnership said in its report.
The group recommended that agencies do more to emphasize the importance of innovation and provide concrete examples of success, foster collaboration among workers and offer incentives to reward fresh approaches.
The Transportation Security Administration finished with the worst score among agency subcomponents at 47.3 percent. The Veterans Benefits Administration placed sixth from the bottom at 51.2 percent, barely edging out Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which placed one spot below with 50.9 percent.
The scores reflect the percentage of employees who think positively of their agencies in terms of innovation.
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