We owe a shout out to the amazing individuals of Black Belt Cohort 56 – Mt Sneffels! These 17 participants represented eight City and County of Denver agencies and four external […]
We are excited to announce the graduation of our most recent Black Belt class – Mt. Sherman Peak! These 19 participants from Cohort 55 represented several organizations within and external to the City […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
I first met the Denver Parks crew at Southwest Ruby Hill/Barnum last summer. I spent the day with horticulturalists Haakon Sletten and Mike Cockrell as they tended to the already […]
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 […]
Building on momentum from attending last October’s Denver Peak Academy Black Belt Class, Chief Innovation Officer Nicole Pollock returned to Providence bursting with ideas to create meaningful impacts within its […]