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Insight Vision: Strategy Mapping & Engagement for Collective Impact on Climate & Zero Waste

Zoom Conversation – Thursday, January 26th, 2023 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST  Join Zoom Meeting

Event Agenda

Event Agenda

Achieving our metro City and County Climate & Zero Waste Goals will require an unprecedented level of engagement, collaboration, and information management. To help tame the complexity and support efficient progress toward our big goals, RCC is working with Insight Formation, an award-winning pioneer in technologies and practices for large-scale strategy implementation.

  • Bill Barberg, President & Steve Kennedy, Chief Technical Officer, InsightFormation, Inc.
  • Lisa Foster, TREAD Trails, Recreation, Education, Advocacy, Development, Wenatchee, WA Video Link 
  • Example TREAD Strategy Maps accelerating the collective impacts of cities, counties and agencies in Washington State.
  • Sean Gosiewski, Executive Director, Resilient Cities and Communities will facilitate a conversation with MN City and County leaders on big goals they are seeking to achieve that require coordinated city-county-state & community action and explore ways we can build on TREAD’s successes here.

New Report from the IBM Center for the Business of Government

Addressing Complex and Cross-Boundary Challenges in Government: The Value of Strategy Mapping”

The Need: “Leaders from all levels of government and across sectors need to develop new collaborative mechanisms to mobilize and address issues… that cut across jurisdictional and programmatic boundaries.”

A Key recommendation: “Lead agencies would use national strategy maps to create personalized services for each area of opportunity.” (p15)

The footnote for that statement includes a link to a video by Bill Barberg, explaining strategy maps.

“Strategy maps are a well-established tool for effective strategy management. They elevate the discussion from the merits, funding, and impact of individual programs and organizations to the system of intentional changes (the strategic objectives) that are most important for achieving significant and sustainable progress on complex social challenges. This approach helps to prompt teamwork and catalyze innovation around how the strategic objectives can best be accomplished. For an example, see ”(p15)