Tag: Government

Podcast: Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor

Stefan Pryor Commerce Secretary State of Rhode Island Bio | LinkedIn Economic development at the state level. Stefan Pryor, the Secretary of Commerce for the State of Rhode Island, joins the podcast to talk about his work attracting companies to the state. Stefan discussed the policies they’ve used to turn around Rhode Island’s economy. He … Continued

Podcast: Local Reporting in San Antonio with Iris Dimmick, Rivard Report

Iris Dimmick Senior Reporter The Rivard Report LinkedIn | Twitter The City Hall beat. Iris Dimmick, Senior Reporter at The Rivard Report, talks covering local government in the City of San Antonio, Texas. She talked about the non-profit journalism that The Rivard Report conducts, her path to becoming a reporter and the future of local … Continued

Podcast: Technology & Permitting in Shrewsbury, MA with John Covey

John Covey Chief Information Officer Shrewsbury, Massachusetts LinkedIn Applying technology to make things better. John Covey, Chief Information Office of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, joined the podcast to talk about software, local government IT and improving processes. John shared his career path to working at the Town of Shrewsbury, his definition of a technologist and what he … Continued

Podcast: Digital Services & Process Improvement with Mike Sarasti, Miami, FL

Mike Sarasti CIO / Director of Innovation & Technology Miami, Florida LinkedIn | Twitter Putting people first. Mike Sarasti, the Chief Innovation Officer and Director of Innovation & Technology for the City of Miami, Florida, joined the podcast to talk about his role driving innovation and scaling solutions throughout the organization. He discussed his path to … Continued

Podcast: What Government Innovation Really Looks Like with Hana Schank

Hana Schank Public Interest Technology Fellow New America Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Getting the work done. Hana Schank, Public Interest Technology Fellow for New America, joined the podcast to talk about her recently published report on innovation in government. She interviewed problem solvers working across Federal, State and local governments to learn how they are trying … Continued

Podcast: City on the Line – Outcome Budgeting with Andrew Kleine

Andrew Kleine Author, City on the Line Former Budget Director, Baltimore, MD Website | LinkedIn | Twitter Budgeting for Outcomes. In his new book Andrew Kleine, the former Budget Director for the City of Baltimore, MD, challenges how local governments budget. He writes about how he changed budgeting in Baltimore to focus on outcomes rather than … Continued

Podcast: Data & Continuous Improvement in Louisville with Daro Mott

Daro Mott Chief of Performance Improvement Louisville, KY Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter LouieStat and changing culture. Daro Mott, the Chief of Performance Improvement for the City of Louisville, Kentucky, joined the podcast to talk about their use of data and focus on process improvement. Daro described Louisville’s particular focus on professional development and training employees … Continued

Podcast: Local Government Law, Unions & the Janus Decision

Matthew DiCianni Associate Ancel Glink Bio | LinkedIn Navigating the Supreme Court decision. Earlier this year the case of Janus v. AFSCME changed part of the relationship between local governments and unions. No longer can cities and counties collect union dues for non-union employees that benefit from union negotiations. Matthew DiCianni from the Chicago based law firm, … Continued

Podcast: Crisis Ready with Melissa Agnes

Melissa Agnes Author & Consultant Crisis Management LinkedIn | Twitter Talking crisis management and communication. Melissa Agnes, the author of Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World, joined the podcast to talk handling crises. Melissa shared her perspective on plans versus programs and the importance of communication. Subscribe: Learn More Melissa Agnes … Continued

Podcast: Government Communications for Super Bowl Sunday in Minneapolis, MN

  Greta Bergstrom Communications Director Minneapolis, MN LinkedIn | Twitter Jordan Gilgenbach Digital Media Relations Coordinator Minneapolis, MN LinkedIn | Twitter A lot of preparation and work goes into hosting a Super Bowl. Two communications professionals from the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota shared their story of hosting Super Bowl 52 in their city. Greta Bergstrom … Continued

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