Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 56% of cities surveyed, Mobile does not have an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to 40% of cities surveyed, Mobile approaches innovation capacity both from a holistic/macro level, as well as in specific policy areas.
Policy areas that Mobile is focused on
Policy areas by number of cities
Mobile utilizes 6 different innovation skills or roles
Community engagement staff
Innovation roles by number of cities
Situated in the Mayor’s office, Mobile’s dedicated team for innovation consists of 4 staff. The city recently hired a Data Analyst to balance out human-centred/qualitative approach.