Improving processes and implementing change wherever they go, they are…the Paper Avengers!
Even before I joined the Denver Peak Academy, I was in love with the concept and abilities of the Idea Tree; one of Denver Peak Academy’s most powerful tools. It is one the fastest, most dynamic, and effective ways to gather and keep brainstorming ideas.
Innovate or… How do you know when it’s time to make a change? The concept of innovation and continuous improvement doesn’t always emerge from having the right amount of time, […]
nudge /nej/ verb Prod someone gently in order to draw their attention to something. Nudge. You’ve likely nudged, and if you’ve ever been a kid who was slow to […]
Everyone knows the story; a few years back, after Eric Wolf, a Business Data Analyst with the Denver Department of Finance, took Denver Peak Academy’s Black Belt Training, he started […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Continuous improvement is hard but worth it. Just ask the Office of The Medical Examiner (OME). For years, like most agencies of the City & County of Denver, the OME […]
The High Activity Location Observation (HALO) team in the Denver Police Department monitors high-risk and high-profile areas in the city for criminal activity. These cameras help determine where a suspect […]
Grace Nelson earned her Green Belt by creating an innovation based off team work and collaboration. In Lean we look at how an individual can help raise up an entire […]
My first week as an intern for the City and County of Denver, I was fortunate enough to go through Black Belt Training. Being that I am interning for the […]
Here at the Peak Academy, we have two main trainings that we offer to introduce City employees to process improvement – Green Belt & Black Belt. Each training provides participants […]