By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation
How do you spark innovation in your organization? Try an Innovation and Technology Fair.
In October, Hennepin County’s Center of Innovation and Excellence and IT departments partnered for an Innovation and Technology Fair (lovingly referred to by Mike Sable as “Innotechxpo”). The event was an opportunity to grow a culture of innovation—to showcase innovation happening across Hennepin County, Minnesota, to bring in inspiring speakers and presenters, and to provide hands-on opportunities to practice innovation tools and techniques. Read more here.
About the Alliance for Innovation: The Alliance for Innovation is inspiring innovation to advance communities. As the premier resource for emerging practices in local government, we are building cultures of innovation and connecting thought leaders in the profession with the help of our partners International City/County Management Association and Arizona State University. We are accessible and valuable to all levels of an organization. You can learn more about the Alliance at www.transformgov.org or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.