Priorities

Public-private partnerships are the key to tackling climate change, WEF
Build Back Better, Michele Jolin and David Medina
Politics Without Politics, Chris Maisano
From the Covid-19 Crisis to Rebuilding our Public Technology Infrastructure in Local Government, Hollie Russon Gilman
Accountability 2021

Money

What is Impact Investing and Why Should I Care?, Bridgespan
Is the Venture Model Leading Us Astray When it Comes to Social Impact?, Nate Wong
Audacious Philanthropy, Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Abe Grindle
Deciding Together: Participatory Approaches Highlight A New Way Forward, Beeck Center
Impact Alpha

Technology for the public good

Design for Systems, Not Users, Alexis Lloyd
Model DPA for Government for the Development of Exposure Alerting Applications and Systems, USDR
18F De-risking guide for federal technology projects
18F De-risking guide for state technology projects
Technology, Data, and Design-Enabled Approaches for a More Effective, Responsive Social Safety Net, Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation
The new Ad Hoc Government Digital Services Playbook
Data for Progress
Civic Tech Field Guide

Paradigms for collaboration

Partnership for Public Service
The OZ Reporting Framework
The Essential Skills of Cross Sector Leadership, David B. Smith and Jeanine Becker
So You Want to Reform Democracy, Joshua Tauberer
Built for Zero: Community solutions for homelessness
As Relief Payments Decline, Community-Based Mutual Aid Expands, Steve Dubb (October 2020)
Neighbor Express: “A volunteer Instacart”

The Next Us posts and resources

Gesamtkunstwerk
Trauma center
Growing up
Hypergrowth basics
Product and Marketing
It’s (partially) complicated
Postneoliberalism
The Great Work

Here are some of our recent clients working at the nexus of multiple sectors:

“Mark is brilliant — on so many levels. He brings a deep understanding of the landscape and forces driving the many segments across the technology industry, as well as the nonprofit and government sectors, making him a strategic partner with a broad set of reference points. The project he led for me became a collaboration that transformed the strategy of the organization I represented and foretold broader movements in the industry. The work we did together continues to be a defining moment of my career.”

Wendy Conway Head of Marketing, Omidyar Network

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