Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 50% of cities surveyed, Anchorage does not have an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to more than half of cities surveyed, Anchorage approaches innovation capacity both from a holistic/macro level, as well as in specific policy areas.
Policy areas that Anchorage is focused on
Social welfare/social services
Policy areas by number of cities
Anchorage utilizes 4 different innovation skills or roles
Community engagement staff
Innovation roles by number of cities
Situated in the Mayor’s office, Anchorage’s dedicated team for innovation (i-team) consists of 4 staff.