Presentation - ENAP - Government Focused on Citizens


It was a pleasure for me to be invited and to speak about Government Focused on Citizens at the National School of Public Administration - ENAP, in Brasília.

On this presentation, you will find details behind the idea of a Governmental Big Data Office at Rio de Janeiro, a project lead by me from 2013 to 2016. You will see why we need to rethink the way our governments run, and my ideas on how to do it.

In this panel was followed by Christopher Corcoran (NYC MODA founder and senior consultant of Lexington Mayor) and Patricio Rodriguez (professor at Chile University).

Sidenote: I’m very proud to be recognized as a “Global thought leader in using data to improve government services” by Christopher Corcoran, at 50m43s of the video below :-)

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Presentation - FGV-GO Associados-ArqFuturo - Big Data and Urban Mobility


Do you want to see how we used big data from different data sources to improve the traffic quality for Rio de Janeiro, preparing the city for the Olympic Games?

I presented some important projects leaded by me at Big Data: PENSA - Room of Ideias, the Big Data Office of the Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall. And, more than a project for traffic improvment, I show on the video below the real reason supporting the PENSA Team: how to create a new democratic model, based on data and scientific knowledge, to close the gap among the citizens and the governments.

I had the honor to speak with Ivo Corrêa (Uber Vice-president for Public Policy) and Danilo Igliori (Chairman Data ZAP and Professor at FEA/USP).

The conference was held by Fundação Getulio Vargas, GO Associados (Gesner Oliveira) and ArqFuturo (Tomás Alvim).

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Presentation - FGV ENAP - Ensino, profissionalização e pesquisa


I was invited to talk about the future of the education, professionalization, and research on the public service.

The conference was held by FGV and Escola Nacional de Administração Pública (Enap) (National School of Public Administration).

My speech was focused on how the new technologies are driving us toward a selfish society, following the Liquid Society, by Bauman, and the importance of a multidisciplinary education for our public servants.

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Pablo Cerdeira is the Head of the Center of Technology and Society - CTS/FGV and the former Rio de Janeiro's Chief Data Office