Tag: Google Fiber

Knope of the Week: Rick Usher, Kansas City (MO) Assistant City Manager

Knope of the Week Lands on Ted Talks Rick Usher (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Assistant City Manager for Small Business & Entrepreneurship and has been employed by the City of Kansas City, Mo. since 1985. He’s a guru on Google Fiber. He’s a historian on Cookingham. And he’s a master communicator on Twitter. And now, … Continued

Presentation: The Google Fiber Experience in Kansas City

Your wish is our command. Rick Usher, Kansas City assistant city manager, agreed to share the Google Fiber presentation from last week’s lunch and learn. Presentation: Kansas City Google Fiber Experience Photos: ELGL Facebook Page and Facebook Group Twitter: #MoKanELGL Blog Post: From the Land of Cookingham

Rick Usher on Bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City

This week we had the opportunity to hear from Rick Usher the Assistant City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri about the efforts he and others went through to bring Google Fiber to Kansas City. It was an informative webinar and Rick even brought on a special guest to give her point of view.

Webinar: Bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City

The Google Fiber Experience in Kansas City When Google announced a new program to provide super fast internet to select cities, local governments around the country jumped at the idea. To bring something new and innovative to a city would be seen as a great accomplishment for elected officials and public administrators alike. But the work … Continued

04.02.14 Your Morning Buzz

Five things Stephen Colbert got right in his response to #CancelColbert TONIGHT: An Evening with Chris Jordan: Changing Organizational Structure #Trending on ELGL ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt to Appear on “Launch Yourself” Question: Does Your Organization Regulate E-Cigarettes? The Rule of 5: How to Succeed in Local Government KS: Michael Wilkes, City of Olathe, City … Continued

02.20.14 Your Morning Buzz

Google Fiber, Ultrahigh-Speed Internet, May Expand to 34 New Cities Transaction Wire Lane County Announces Finalists For Administrator  Vandalia chooses three to interview for city manager’s job Sugar Land names 2 new assistant city managers North Arlington hires former Hackensack city manager as administrator CANYON LAKE: Council still facing city manager choice Wall resigns to … Continued

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