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…

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.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 11, 2015

Place, Opportunity, and the Sharing Economy: #GoodReads from the Innovation Tea… 

Innovation Teams shared #GoodReads about the intersection of place and opportunity and a unique project in South Korean aimed at promoting a sharing economy.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 7, 2015

Lightning Round: Peer to Peer Innovation Networks 

Innovation Teams across the United States and Israel develop novel partnerships to work through tough issues facing city governments.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 5, 2015

How Big Ideas are Shifting the Status Quo in City Government 

Through a unique partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Living Cities is supporting a cohort of city hall Innovation Teams deploying bold ideas to tackle the biggest issues facing city government…

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 3, 2015

Moneyball for Government, $117 Billion in Creative Cash, and More i-teams #Good… 

The i-teams share articles, books, and other #GoodReads on local government innovation.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Jul 28, 2015

How Did City Hall React? Innovation Teams Lightning Round 

This week, we present the first in a regular series of Lightning Rounds--discussion questions posted to the i-teams online community that elicited quick insights and ideas from the teams.

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Apr 27, 2015

Process is the New Program: The Road to Enduring Change 

Living Cities CEO, Ben Hecht on our exciting new partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies and i-teams in cities around the country and in Israel.