Blog Post Kevin Paul on Nov 25, 2015

Lightning Round: The i-teams Give Thanks 

This week, we bring you another edition of the i-teams Lightning Round shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams), a cohort of in-house innovation consultants in cities across the United States and Isr…

Blog Post Alyssa Campbell on Nov 19, 2015

Four Lessons on Relationships, Trust and Shared Learning in Cohorts  

How can multi-site cohorts build relationships and trust, and facilitate shared learning? One intern shares four lessons from Living Cities seven year history of working with cohorts across cities an…

Blog Post Alyssa Campbell on Nov 18, 2015

What Living Cities Has Learned from Working with Multi-Site Cohorts 

As "cohorts" become an integral part of Living Cities work, one summer intern interviewed staff to surface key themes and lessons from across Living Cities' different initiatives.

Blog Post Owen Stone on Nov 12, 2015

Building the i-teams Problem Solving Network 

As i-teams work to build a new practice of innovation in city government, they’re looking to others around the U.S. and across the world who are struggling with the same tough problems.

Blog Post John Keisler on Nov 9, 2015

Hackathon Reflections From Long Beach Innovation Week 

The Long Beach i-team hosted a hackathon at a local middle school as part of Innovation Week. Here's what they learned.

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Innovation Teams 

Blog Post Amanda Daflos on Nov 5, 2015

Three Lessons from Los Angeles Innovation Week 

Innovation Teams in Los Angeles and Long Beach were front and center at Innovation Week, an ambitious events series bringing together artists, entrepreneurs, government innovators and others to explo…

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Nov 3, 2015

Open Source World and Other #GoodReads from the i-teams 

This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams), a cohort of in-house innovation consultants in cities across the United States and Israel that are deve…

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Oct 13, 2015

Tweaking Government and other #GoodReads from the i-teams 

This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams), a cohort of in-house innovation consultants in cities across the United States and Israel that are deve…

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Civic Technology 

Using digital technologies and social media to improve service provision, civic engagement, and data analysis.

Blog Post Owen Stone on Oct 9, 2015

Finding an Answer to the $250 Million Sewer Question 

What's the City of Peoria’s key to achieving a green solution to an expensive sewer overflow problem? Its people.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Sep 30, 2015

Three Themes From the i-teams Convening in New Orleans 

Three key themes emerged from the 2015 Fall i-teams Convening in New Orleans.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Sep 24, 2015

Photo Blog: i-teams New Orleans Convening 

The Innovation Teams gathered in New Orleans on September 17 and 18 for two days of training and reflection as they move toward implementing bold solutions to the biggest problems facing city governm…

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Ben Hecht 

Ben Hecht is the President and CEO of Living Cities, a collaborative of 18 of the world’s leading foundations and financial institutions who work together to boldly fight poverty in America’s cities.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Sep 14, 2015

Charting a Path to Delivery: The Fall 2015 i-teams Convening 

Innovation Teams from 19 cities across the U.S. and Israel will gather in New Orleans this week as the new cohort of cities move toward the next phase of the Innovation Delivery approach.

Blog Post Owen Stone on Sep 3, 2015

Beyond the Usual Suspects: How i-teams are Taking Idea Generation to New Places… 

Jerusalem i-team Director Sharone April saw an opportunity to make major, lasting changes in her community.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Sep 1, 2015

Creative Placemaking and the Burden of Data: #GoodReads from the i-teams 

This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams).

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 20, 2015

Lightning Round: The Challenge of Community Engagement 

We asked the Innovation Teams how they are working with community members to gather information and generate novel ideas.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 18, 2015

Urban Analytics, Cognitive Biases, and the Speed of Trust: i-teams #GoodReads 

This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams as they tackle the biggest issues facing city governments.