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Innovation & Culture
Innovator's Journey: Shifting to the New Municipal Working Environment

Jim Twombly, City Manager of Aurora, Colorado, shares how he leveraged communication, compassion, and genuine connection to lead city staff through not only adapting to but embracing changing work environments.

Innovation & Culture
Innovator's Journey Podcast

Our monthly 20-minute episodes highlight issues that are important to us ranging from crisis communications to affordable housing.

Innovation & Culture
Some Good Local Government News

The Alliance for Innovation presents SGLGN, bringing you positive news stories from local governments around the world. A production of Slate Communications.

Innovation & Culture
Research Requests

As part of membership benefits, the Alliance team provides small research services for member-submitted requests.

Upcoming Events

Engage with the Alliance through these upcoming events, webinars and other learning opportunities.

  • How to Tame the Most Common Billing and Payment Monsters Lurking in Local Governments

    Billing and Payment Monsters exist in every local government. Siloed systems, ungainly revenue management processes, poor citizen adoption of digital services… these are some of the battles local governments face while continuing to serve citizens and meet their ever-evolving needs when it comes to making payments. All participants will receive an $20 Amazon gift card for joining our discussion.

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Build a Culture of Innovation in Your Organization

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Bring a Customized Workshop to Your Area

The Alliance & its partners offer a wide variety of workshops tailormade to your need to help build your organizational capacity.

Alliance Ambassadors & nextERA

Support up and coming professionals in the field by encouraging them to become Alliance Ambassadors.

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Connect With A Network of Innovators

The Alliance for Innovation connects local government thought-leaders through online discussion, in-person networking and events. Learn from your peers and share your own stories.

Discover New Research & Resources

The Alliance for Innovation strives to be the premier resource for emerging practices.

Premiere Research

The Alliance for Innovation spurs innovation by disseminating information on emerging practices to local governments.

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Innovation Now

Read the latest news from the Alliance for Innovation

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Resources for You & Your Team

Learn about ways to interact with the Alliance and gain access to your member benefits.

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