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Conducting extensive research and analysis to understand root causes of challenges facing the City and using insights to set priorities


Collaborating with community members, private partners, and city departments to develop innovative, effective solutions


Creating space to generate new ideas, providing project management to drive new policy and practice, and evaluating impact

What is an Innovation Team?

The i-team is an in-house consulting team focused on helping the City of Minneapolis tackle complicated challenges. Based in City Hall, the i-team creates change by partnering with stakeholders to identify problems and design new solutions using a human-centered approach. Serving as facilitators, project managers, data analysts, and designers, we achieve results through a relentless commitment to data, collaboration, community engagement, transparency, and innovation in government.