Every month we will assemble all the online links from the latest issue of PUBLIC WORKS on this page. All you will have to do is click on the links to reach the Web sites, original source material, and supplemental information that will add to the knowledge you gain from the print version of PUBLIC WORKS. You will also find links to exclusive Web content here.
Make sure you check back each month for a new set of links. Happy surfing.
Gaining the competitive edge
Two Texas utilities launch an award-winning initiative in their effort to avoid privatization.
The city of Corpus Christi Palladium Group earned a spot in the Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy for best-practice implementation of the method. Click here for more.
Palladium Group Inc. provides expertise in strategy, finance, and information technology through consulting, education, training, and technology implementation services. Among the company's founders are Balanced Scorecard creators Robert Kaplan and David Norton. The company's Web site provides information about the Balanced Scorecard method, dashboards, and other tools and strategies. www.thepalladiumgroup.com
The Balanced Scorecard Institute, a Strategy Management Group company, provides training and consulting services to commercial, government, and nonprofit organizations in applying best practices in strategic performance management and measurement, and transformation and change management. The company's Web site provides in-depth information about the methodology. www.balancedscorecard.org
Lead-in to LEED
Puget Sound works to develop the nation's first "green certification" program.
For more information about "green certification" fleet programs:
The following municipalities have green fleet policies or plans in place:
- Denver - www.greenfleets.org/Denver.html
- Los Angeles - www.greenfleets.org/losangeles.html
- Madison, Wis. - www.greenfleets.org/Madison.html
- Sacramento, Calif. - www.greenfleets.org/Sacramento.html
- San Francisco - www.greenfleets.org/San_Francisco.html
- Seattle - www.ci.seattle.wa.us/environment/clean_air.htm
- Toronto - www.toronto.ca/fleet/greening_our_fleet.htm
Featuring: Work Truck Show exhibitors
Click here for a slideshow featuring products from exhibitors at the National Trucking Equipment Association's Work Truck Show 2009, which takes place March 3 - 6 in Chicago.