The Innovation Office has several programs available including the Idea Accelerator, workshops, consulting, and the Innovation Community of Practice.
Consulting and Workshops
The Office of Innovation offers several different workshops and consulting engagements focused on building a foundation for project success, and then facilitating teams through a process to solve a problem. Learn more about consulting and workshops
Design, Technology & Innovation Fellows Program
The Fellows Program offers an opportunity for Austin's passionate and civic-minded designers and developers to bring the principles, values and practices of the technology sector into government. More info here
The Innovation Office is soliciting project ideas from all City employees within four of the City Manager’s signature project tracks, each of which reflects a key priority of the City of Austin: Best Managed, Most Livable, Service with Pride, and Open Government. Learn more about the Idea Accelerator
The City of Austin is a member of the Open Government Partnership’s 2017 inaugural class of “Pioneer” participants -- 15 local-level governments committed to innovate for transparency, accountability, and civic participation. Austin's OGP page is here. The City is focusing on five open government projects, addressing homelessness, equity, public meetings, open government operations, and project tracking. The Innovation Office is the city's OGP liaison. Our Bloomfire community is here.