By Christina Bath Collosi|November 18th, 2014|

Disruptive Innovation in Public Agencies

Public agencies today are faced with a unique set of challenges and opportunities.  Safety net and anti-poverty services are high stake and have little margin for error.  When services are done well and in optimal conditions, public agencies are the unsung heroes. When mistakes occur, or are perceived to occur, they are hashed out …Read More

By Christina Bath Collosi|November 18th, 2014|

By Christina Bath Collosi|April 28th, 2014|

Wonk Talk

Do you remember how all adults spoke on Charlie Brown? “Wonk. Wonk. Wonk.” I increasingly find that wonk-talk has reached new heights in the circles of VIVA’s work. I can see lips moving but murky faces of others trying to decode the jargon. Boards of Directors are confused. Commissioners are confused. Staff is frustrated …Read More

By Christina Bath Collosi|April 28th, 2014|