Category: Morning Buzz

Empowering Government Intrapreneurs with AI

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Dr. Bill Brantley, President and Chief Learning Officer at Brantley Advanced Social Sciences Applications. Connect with Bill on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: “The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization” by Michael C. Corballis What I’m Watching: Star Trek Discovery (the final season). What … Continued

Debunking AI Myths: A Guide for Local Government Leaders

By Lena Geraghty, Founder, Data Spark Consulting; Melanie McDonough, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Lebanon, NH; and Brianna Sunryd, Public Services Manager, Collins Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Lena Geraghty, Founder and Principal for Data Spark Consulting. Connect with Lena on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Recoding America … Continued

Anticity Toxicity

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Jackie Wehmeyer, Senior Director of Strategy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Parkland, FL. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn. What I’m Cooking: The best Drunken Noodles ever What I’m Watching: Lots of Phillies baseball, but most importantly, the sports statistician my son has turned out to be … Continued

Second Act Lessons 

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Dr. Sarah Story, Executive Director of the Jefferson County, CO Public Health Department. Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn, Medium, or Instagram. What I’m Watching: Last weekend I went to the movies with my teens, and we had to decide between Godzilla x Kong or Civil War. It … Continued

The World Needs More Singles and Doubles

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Matt Horn, Director of Local Government Services for MRB Group, and one of the longest-tenured T-Ball coaches in the history of the YMCA (the Blue Team is considering retiring my jersey). To check out Matt’s non-baseball stats, visit LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: “The Myth of the Rational … Continued

The Growth Seed

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Chaquinta Fisher, I.T. Support Manager for McLennan County, TX. Connect with Chaquinta on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Damaged but Not Destroyed by Michael Todd What I’m Listening to: The Basement Podcast | Tim Ross What I’m Watching: The Gentlemen Recently, I had discussions with peers surrounding longevity … Continued

The Only Dumb Question is the One You Don’t Ask

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Chris Keefer, owner of K2 Communications of SC, LLC based in Blythewood, SC. Connect with Chris on LinkedIn and Facebook. What I’m reading: The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Album What I’m watching: The Good Wife, Season 7 on Paramount+  What I’m excited about: Getting outside … Continued

Enhancing Public Sector Projects: Tailored Project Management Training

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Bill Brantley, Chief Learning Officer for BAS2A (instructional design and talent development consultancy) in College Park, Md. Connect with Bill on LinkedIn.  What I’m reading: “Results, Not Reports: Building Exceptional Organizations by Integrating Process, Performance, and People” by Peter Follows. What I’m watching: Binging on “The Young … Continued

I Couldn’t Care More

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Jackie Wehmeyer, Senior Director of Strategy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Parkland, Florida. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn. What I’m cooking:  Party-sized amounts of hummus – I recently made it homemade for the first time, and will never go back to store-bought. What I’m watching: Just finished “The Dynasty: … Continued

AI in Government: A New Era of Data-Driven Decision-Making

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Angelica Wedell, Communications Director at Polco. Connect with Angelica on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.  What I’m listening to: The Civil Review Podcast Season 2 is out! What I’m reading: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less What I’m doing: Posting food pics on Facebook   By Jessie O’Brien … Continued

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