Have you ever been hungry? I mean, really hungry? Where nothing else seems possible until you get some food in your belly? In America before the pandemic, 11 million children […]
Imagine if you built a program from the ground up. You’ve poured everything you had into making it a success for years and it has changed the lives of thousands of the people who need it most in the community. And now, you’re ready to retire. But you don’t want to see your life’s work fade away. Organizations love to talk about onboarding, but this Black Belt’s innovation around offboarding has preserved the success of a program.
Learn more about how Natalie Magnatta used connections made through Black Belt to propel her purpose!
When Alex started as the only short-term rental license tech at the City and County of Denver, he had one goal, stop issuing bad licenses.
Improving processes and implementing change wherever they go, they are…the Paper Avengers!
We are excited to announce the graduation of our most recent Black Belt class – Mt. Shavano Peak! These 18 participants from Cohort 54 represented several organizations within and external to the City […]
A new book from Governing magazine tells the story of the Peak Academy, a four-year old Denver government program that equips frontline workers with problem-solving skills that they take back to […]
Greg takes a look down memory lane.
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 […]
Written by Inger Brinck, City Performance, Office of the Controller, City and County of San Francisco When I joined the City and County of San Francisco in 2013, I had […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
You’ll never believe what we just tried.
A truly paperless office may see like a distant dream. City and County of Denver employee, Laura Hammock, made this dream into a reality. Laura works with the Hearings Office. […]