Episode 2 of our Summer Think Tank Updates is now available. In this episode, we discuss our new Project Development Process, designed to increase our effectiveness and impact, and supporting our new efforts to engage in long-term operations. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtF3EMnAfQQ]

Since identifying a series of operational categories this summer (see Think Tank Episode 1), the team has been hard at work refining a fully-functioning process designed to support how we research, propose, select, develop, implement, assess, and improve projects and programs. The result is the cycle displayed above and a series of supporting documents below. Project Development Process Overview Research, Ideation, and the Project Justification Document (Detailed Version) Project Initiation Document (Proposal) and Selection (Detailed Version) Check back later this week for a full video walk through of this new development in the team. 

We’ve been hard at work this summer, engaging in some intensive strategic planning to develop our team and operations. The following short video is an overview of our latest development: Project Categories. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVnP-xBO-pk]