Posts Tagged: state and local

Building Teams for Better Public Participation

Sound public decision-making that embraces public participation is needed at a time when trust in government is at an all-time low. You need a diverse team to improve your practices and adapt to the next big change.

My Experience on a Job Shadow in Small-Town Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) offers opportunities for all permanent staff to experience work outside their classification. These opportunities are called job shadows, where an employee is able to spend a day with someone of their choosing, upon manager approval. I went on a job shadow with a Region 2 Project Manager (PM) inRead… Read more »

Two Inspiring Data Stories

If you’re still thinking through ways to lighten your workload, overcome challenges, and better serve your constituents, examining other government wins can kick start your imagination. Check out the following successful data uses from Memphis and New York for inspiration.