Greg takes a look down memory lane.
We are excited to announce the graduation of our most recent Black Belt class – Mt. Princeton Peak! These 16 participants from Cohort 53 represented several organizations: Public Works Department of Environmental Health […]
Sometimes innovation starts with a “No”. Juan Garza, a cashier in Denver Public Works’ Finance and Administration, attempted an innovation shortly after taking Peak Academy’s Black Belt class. He wanted […]
Peak is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West, so it probably doesn’t make sense for us to advocate for “going East,” but we’re also all about finding […]
It’s finally here: the highly-anticipated final takt time post!
On Monday, June 20th, we unveiled our second pilot analytics training, designed for expert data analysts within the City and County of Denver. This training was designed in partnership with […]
Help make Denver a world-class city where everyone matters- work with our team! Denver’s Peak Academy guides employees to improve their work processes to better serve our customers and […]
Passionate about improving government? Do you constantly look for novel methods to drive change, streamline processes, and empower others? Join the Denver Peak Academy team! We’re currently hiring for one […]
Companies doing business in Denver have been able to file their sales and use taxes online through the City and County of Denver’s eBiz Tax Center since October 2012. To […]
Denver has been collaborating with the Johns Hopkins Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) through the Bloomberg Philanthropies “What Works Cities” initiative since December, enhancing the city’s open data process and […]
You’ll never believe what we just tried.
Peak Academy ran its first BIT training on February 17th and 18th, and we are excited to deliver more trainings this year!
When Denver Green Belt Sophia Hassman became a tax audit supervisor two years ago, she took over the training of new staff tax auditors. In previous years, the audit unit […]
Dear Peak Trainees, Thank you. Thank you for your continued support, your enthusiasm, your inspiring stories, and your never-ending quest to improve the customer experience. It was your innovations, commitment, and drive that caused the Harvard Ash Center to name Peak Performance as a semifinalist for the 2015 Innovations in American Government Award. The accumulation of your ideas has saved […]
We’re excited to announce that Denver will be participating in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative, a $42 million program providing support to up to 100 cities in the areas […]
Takt time is a tool, not Big Brother. It’s applicable to a variety of situations and can be modified if necessary.