PHOTO: Cities Need a New Operating System for the 21st Century

September 20, 2014 2:15 pm



PHOTO: Promotion for Keynote at Campus Party Quito, Sept 2014

August 15, 2014 4:15 pm



PHOTO: Facilitating a Session on Lean Methods at IdeasCamp, Berlin

4:11 pm

Credit: Jasper Juinen


VIDEO: Palo Alto Apps Challenge TV Finale (1-hour show)

June 13, 2014 5:17 am


Reinventing Government One App at a Time

April 4, 2014 9:43 pm

appsOn one hot day last June, along with civic hacking events in 83 cities participating in the first-ever National Day of Civic Hacking, the City of Palo Alto, California, held an outdoor festival of civic innovation. Approximately 5000 people showed up to discover and be inspired by a wide range of technology-related talks and solutions for delivering government in completely new ways. While some software hacking took place, the focus was on beginning both the education and conversation on defining civic innovation and answering why it is so important to all our communities. The festival was a success and was highly praised by the community and at a special event at the White House later in the summer.


VIDEO: Open Data by Default Proclamation at Palo Alto City Hall

February 14, 2014 3:36 pm


City of Palo Alto’s Historic Open Data by Default Proclamation

February 4, 2014 10:23 pm
accepting open data proclamation - reichental and mayor feb 3 2014

Jonathan Reichental (Left) & Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd (Right)


Why Personal Value Creation is a 21st Century Core Competency

January 2, 2014 3:40 pm

Ask yourself how much new value did you create for your organization today? Did you suggest a new way to reengineer a common task that could result in a better outcome? Are your work behaviors keeping you relevant? If these questions are not top of mind for you yet, they will be. Your future employment may depend on being able to answer them with a resounding yes. Why? Read on.


The Structure Show Interview on Open Data

3:36 pm


Technoethics: A New Frontier for Leadership

December 18, 2013 1:03 pm

EthicsLeaders: You understand the value of technology to your organizations. You know technology can be the difference between competitive advantage and irrelevancy. So I’d like to share with you why I am optimistic about the future of technology and why as leaders we need to be concerned too.