Tag: Innovation

Podcast: Empowering Residents to Solve Problems with James Wagner, Tulsa, OK

James Wagner Chief Financial Officer Tulsa, OK LinkedIn | Twitter Finding innovative ideas with residents not just for them. Tulsa, Oklahoma has been empowering their residents to address longstanding or emerging civic challenges in partnership with city staff. James Wagner, the Chief Financial Officer and former Chief of Performance Strategies and Innovation, talked about their Urban … Continued

ELGL19 Innovation Summit: Taking the Next Steps

Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done This half day, pre-conference summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 will explore the messy work of innovation in local government. This half day of sharing and learning is for anyone working on innovation or who wants to bring new ideas into their organization. “When government works … Continued

ELGL19 Session: The Justice Lab in Long Beach, CA

The ELGL Annual Conference is fast approaching. We’ll be gathering in Durham, North Carolina on May 16 & 17 to learn from the brightest minds in local government. To get you ready for the conference we’ll be rolling out the agenda, announcing one session a day until you won’t be able to take it any … Continued

Podcast: Innovation & Using Scrum with Michelle Thong, San Jose, CA

Michelle Thong Digital Services Lead San Jose, CA LinkedIn | Twitter Using scrum in local government. Michelle Thong, the Digital Services Lead at the City of San Jose, CA, joined the podcast to talk innovation, iteration and engaging the tech community. She shared the three innovation behaviors her office works to encourage in the organization and … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Innovation from Coast to Coast Pt. 2

Breakout: Innovation from Coast to Coast – Part 2 All across the country local governments are working to make services better for their residents by trying out new ideas and new approaches to problems that many communities face. In this session we want to take a look at how three different organizations are approaching problem … Continued

ELGL19 Keynote: Getting the Work Done, Innovation in Government

Keynote: Getting the Work Done, Innovation in Government with Hana Schank “You are part of a wonderful, frustrating, thrilling, hair-pulling moment in time. Whether it seems like it or not, you are doing good work, and you are part of a national cadre of people who are right there with you, whether you know them or … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Innovation from Coast to Coast Pt. 1

Breakout: Innovation from Coast to Coast – Part 1 All across the country local governments are working to make services better for their residents by trying out new ideas and new approaches to problems that many communities face. In this session we want to take a look at how three different organizations are approaching problem … Continued

Podcast: The GovieLovies – Best Episodes of 2018

The hosts of GovLove pick the best episodes of the year. The best episodes of the year. All five regular GovLove hosts teamed up to hand out awards and recap the year of GovLove. Kirsten, Alyssa, Javon, Kent and Ben all selected four of their favorite episodes to honor with the most prestigious award in … Continued

Podcast: A New Way of Doing Things in Jersey City with Brian Platt

Brian Platt Business Administrator (Chief Operating Officer) Jersey City, NJ LinkedIn | Twitter Problem solving in government. Brian Platt the Business Administrator of Jersey City, New Jersey joined the podcast to talk about managing the day to day operations of the city, innovation in local government and being named a babe of Jersey City. Brian previously … Continued

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