On my commute to work this morning I found myself pondering the complexities of deep frying a turkey and achieving the perfect gravy to mashed potato ratio, and it occurred […]
My name is Macrina Ghiran and I’m a black belt from Cohort 54! I work in the Public Works Finance & Administration Department, and I’m the person in charge of […]
Denver’s parks are filled with some of the most amazing flowers and flowerbeds in the state of Colorado.
It is with great pleasure to announce our first ever Peak Performance Celebration (PPC) on Friday, September 30th from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM in the Webb Municipal Building Atrium. Let’s kickoff […]
Written by Jessie Rubin, City Performance, Office of the Controller, City and County of San Francisco I am a proud data nerd. That’s what City Performance does to you. City Performance […]
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 […]
No Time to Be a Mentor? Here’s Why Making Time for Another Might be the Most Important Contribution You Make
Last year Peak launched a mentorship program and the results amazed us. Employees with a mentor: Identified 20% more in savings Actualized 40% more in savings One thing Peak has […]
By Cassie Schoon, Performance Specialist, DEN Airport Part of continuous improvement is to reach outside of one’s own immediate experience and view processes from a slightly different perspective. For myself […]
Public Works: Transportation & Mobility (PWT&M) and the Peak Academy Experience By Liz Lorang The inquisitive looks must happen quite a bit when a Denver Peak Academy Process Improvement […]
Waste happens every day and in all kinds of circumstances, but there are ways to cut down on waste in the workplace in order to be more productive and provide customers with a better product or service.
We know that filing out an A3 can sometimes be a tricky endeavor, and the metrics section can present the bulk of the challenge. But have no fear! Peak has developed a new way to help you remember what should go in boxes 2 and 3.
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.
This week, Peak Academy traveled to San Francisco to train 30 employees from the City of San Francisco’s Controller’s Office, City Services Auditor team. The employees conducted gemba walks in […]
Sometimes it feels as though there isn’t enough time in the workday, especially to have a one-on-one meeting. Just ask Mark Smith of Denver Human Services. On August 17, 2015, […]