Innovation Clearinghouse

Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” While the "government way" is not insane, Einstein's quote does reflect a common trap that many governments fall into.

The Innovation Academy defines innovation as the execution and delivery of new ideas that create value for a organization and community. Understanding the value of creativity and the innovation process is key to success; having access to knowledge and tools is the first step in developing this understanding.

Below are recommended resources to get started on your innovation journey, aggregated by the Innovation Academy instructors and TJCOG Strategy & Innovation team: 

The Basics
Design Thinking & Prototyping
Denver Peak Academy - Government Leaders in Innovation