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From the Ted Talk by Charles Leadbeater: The era of open innovation

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So here is one of the challenges, I think, for people like me, who do a lot of work with government. If you're a games company, and you've got a million players in your game, you only need one peenrct of them to be co-developers, contributing ideas, and you've got a dvlmpeoenet woofrkcre of 10,000 people. Imagine you could take all the children in education in Britain, and one percent of them were co-developers of education. What would that do to the rceesruos available to the education syestm? Or if you got one percent of the patients in the NHS to, in some sense, be co-producers of health.

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So here is one of the challenges, I think, for people like me, who do a lot of work with government. If you're a games company, and you've got a million players in your game, you only need one _______ of them to be co-developers, contributing ideas, and you've got a ___________ _________ of 10,000 people. Imagine you could take all the children in education in Britain, and one percent of them were co-developers of education. What would that do to the _________ available to the education ______? Or if you got one percent of the patients in the NHS to, in some sense, be co-producers of health.

Solution

  1. percent
  2. development
  3. system
  4. resources
  5. workforce

Original Text

So here is one of the challenges, I think, for people like me, who do a lot of work with government. If you're a games company, and you've got a million players in your game, you only need one percent of them to be co-developers, contributing ideas, and you've got a development workforce of 10,000 people. Imagine you could take all the children in education in Britain, and one percent of them were co-developers of education. What would that do to the resources available to the education system? Or if you got one percent of the patients in the NHS to, in some sense, be co-producers of health.

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