At Peak Academy, we heavily stress the importance of working with what you’ve got – no new budget dollars, no additional people, and no new technology. This is one of […]
In 2013, Denver Parks began speaking with Peak Academy about the development of a smart device application that would reduce the cumbersome process of data collection. This application aimed to […]
Finally, I want to give the Real-Estate Team kudos, as the team’s story is about dedication.
Improving processes and implementing change wherever they go, they are…the Paper Avengers!
The Innovation: Child Welfare Placement Packets Why Change Was Needed The placement process is very complex with different requirements depending on the situation/type of placement (emergency vs. non-emergency, business hours […]
Nominated for: Peak Academy Awards, Best Team Innovation Category Agency: Technology Services and Human Resources Team: Jay Rathbun, Marla Trevor, Gio Thomas Why Change Was Needed/Problem: Skillsoft Learning Management System (LMS), the foundation […]
At our best, we employees can be incredibly thoughtful, creative, passionate and driven. We volunteer for extra duties, offer to help our overwhelmed teammates, and bring great ideas to our […]
Innovators can be found in the workplace just about anywhere, but what does innovation really mean? The definition of an “innovator” is anyone who attempts to make a positive change […]
Help me in congratulating the participants of Black Belt Cohort 79, Thunder Pyramid! Since joining the Peak Academy two years ago, I’ve had the honor and privilege of helping train […]
In the world of innovation, failure is an almost unavoidable step in the process. It is discouraging and can most likely leave you wondering, “where do I go from here?” […]
Each month, we get to meet amazing employees from around the city (and elsewhere) who attend Black Belt training to learn new skills, develop professionally, and ultimately make incredible contributions […]
On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Lt. Debra Thorson of the Denver Fire Department was honored by the City and County of Denver with a 5281 STARS Safety Award. Lt. Debra […]
In mid-April, we had the honor and privilege of meeting and training the fantastic individuals of Black Belt Cohort 62.5 – Quandary Peak! These 18 participants represented four City and County […]
Congratulations to Cohort 63, Mt Redcloud Peak, who are already springing out of training to innovate! We had a total of 17 people representing eleven different agencies within the City […]
On March 16, City and County of Denver employees Jamie Torres and Will Chan were honored by the Denver Business Journal as winners of the 2017 40 Under 40 awards. Jamie […]
Congratulations to Cohort 59, who just began the fifth year of the Denver Peak Academy for us on January 9, 2017. We had a total of 20 individuals representing several organizations […]