If creativity, vulnerability and innovation are to be embraced, those in leadership can’t freak out when certainty is unavailable to them. How leadership reacts will have ripple effects that impact everyone under them.
Posts Tagged: civic innovation
The continued evolution of data transparency requires that governments move data from informing to enabling stakeholders. Pairing modern technology with the timeless art of storytelling is a key way to overcome current public sector challenges and solve real-world problems.
MyPass Austin is a blockchain-enabled platform that facilitates resident access to vital social and health services by digitizing their identification and other key records.
Why do governments at all levels make it so difficult for those affected by policy decisions to affect those decisions?
Too many times have I seen decisions made in the ivory tower of local government fall flat in their operational implementation due to lack of input into the design from all the customers. The old way of thinking and functioning as government trumps a progressive and modern approach to creating an amazing and impactful program.Read… Read more »
Here we go again. Another meeting of circular conversations by subject matter experts, managers, and directors about a problem we are having with a project proposal. These meetings contribute more to global warming due to the amount of hot air being expelled than exhaust from rush hour traffic before a long holiday weekend. I’m notRead… Read more »
“So, what exactly do you do at City Hall?” This question is always asked at conferences, events, or at parties. Usually as a precursor or follow-up to my elevator pitch — “I’m a civic innovator, I bring best practices and new ways of thinking to City Hall operations. I work on special projects relating toRead… Read more »