Four Ways to Make Metrics Really Count

August 21, 2015 9:18 pm

metricmeetinglight2Sometimes it’s worth reminding ourselves that the most important skills and tools for organizational success aren’t the ones that cost a lot or are difficult to execute. Often they are the forgotten fundamentals; the mundane but effective techniques that can really help. Developing and using metrics, even in the smallest team deep-down in the org chart, is one of those areas. Get started or re-embrace your commitment to metrics and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the results.


VIDEO: Creating a New Operating System for Cities – Jalisco Campus Party

July 31, 2015 1:11 pm


PODCAST: The Future Belongs to Cities – But We’re Not Ready Yet

July 2, 2015 9:09 pm


VIDEO: Promo for My Talk at Campus Party Mexico, July 2015

June 6, 2015 11:21 pm


VIDEO: Recruiting for the Future of Government

April 24, 2015 1:14 pm


VIDEO: Attracting Top Talent to Government

April 21, 2015 9:42 pm


Promo Pic for Digital Infrastructure Summit

April 10, 2015 12:26 pm



VIDEO: Marin County Council of Mayors & Councilmembers Dinner Talk on Data

March 28, 2015 1:48 am


Open Government Podcast Part 1 & 2

March 18, 2015 1:21 am

The open government podcast, a Canadian duo, interviewed me about the work the City of Palo Alto has been doing around government innovation and more. The interview is in two podcasts. Total time is 30 minutes.


CIO: Chief Inspiration Officer?

February 27, 2015 7:31 pm

lightbulb-rd“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery