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National Research Center Joins the Alliance for Innovation Corporate Partner Network

Serving local government and other public-sector clients since 1994, NRC maintains a database of over 700 jurisdictions nation-wide.

Process Improvement/Lean
Announcing a New Corporate Partner: REVISION

The Alliance for Innovation (AFI) is proud to welcome REVISION, Inc. as a new 2018 member in our Corporate Partner Program. REVISION empowers performance excellence for local, county, state, federal, governments and non-profits throughout the U.S. through these core service offerings: Continuous Process Improvement (Lean process improvement) Strategic Planning & Strategy Deployment Performance Management Business Intelligence (B.I.) and Analytics Portfolio and Program Management IT Operational Excellence Software Development CRM & Salesforce Services Data Center & Cloud Consulting Services “REVISION is uniquely positioned to support on various levels and empower the AFI’s government members to deliver operational excellence and continuous improvement for their citizens and other stakeholders. We’re proud to be a corporate partner for the AFI and their members,” said Khalil Nasser, Ph.D., President and CEO of REVISION, Inc. The corporate partnership with REVISION should pay immediate dividends for governments associated with AFI.  Members will be able to join the Lean Process Improvement Consortium, a community of AFI members and non-members who are implementing continuous process improvement in their local governments.  REVISION will provide examples and guidance on how to architect and market these initiatives to empower their own performance excellence.  Alliance President/CEO Joel Carnes states, “REVISION has been recognized for taking the time to understand the culture of its clients.  REVISION’s staff has experience in government, which facilitates an effective partnership with shared values in serving local communities. This is a tremendous asset for our members who are contemplating Lean implementations.” About REVISION REVISION was founded in 1998, is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and specializes in providing senior level consulting services tailored for state and local government leaders looking to transform their constituent services to be more efficient and engage their local citizens.  Many of their clients leverage REVISION’s expertise in IT operations, software development, cybersecurity, and Business Intelligence/Analytics to transform their internal IT organizations. REVISION leverages senior and executive level consultants in the areas of Lean/continuous process improvement, business intelligence, analytics, cybersecurity, CRM/Salesforce, and management consulting services.  Together, our consultants have decades of senior level experience as leaders and civil servants and pride themselves with this motto – “We’ve Walked the Talk”.  This includes 30+ years C-level advisory roles in Performance Excellence, 30+ years IT Operations and Security experience, and Technical & Operational Management Experience. REVISION values the mission of local and state government and working to have an impact for governments is important to the firm.  This passion means REVISION creates valuable partnerships throughout all of their consulting engagements.  In addition to government experience, REVISION also supports non-profits, healthcare organizations, Risk Management teams, and private-sector clients.

What is the Alliance Corporate Partner Program?

The Alliance Corporate Partner Program seeks to support the Alliance's mission to be the Premier Resource for Emerging Practices. As members of our Corporate Partner Program private and non-profit partners provide educational content with free regional workshops, free national webinars, and Solutions Journal case study articles. Corporate Partners offer unique products, consulting and training specifically tailored to benefit Alliance members and provide solutions in a credible, non-commercial environment.

Please review the impressive list of Alliance Corporate Partners. Contact the Corporate Partner Liaison, Karen Leone at or the Regional Director in your area for more information, introductions, and to schedule virtual demonstrations.


Our Corporate Partners

This group of businesses deliver local government solutions with passion for excellence in public service, dedication to improve community processes and service deliver, and commitment to accelerate innovation with flexible, scalable solutions (Listed in Alphabetical Order).

Balancing Act

Balancing Act is a fun, easy way for residents to learn about public budgets.


At CIS, the Center for Internet Security, we believe that everyone deserves a secure online experience.

Drucker Institute

Helping organizational leaders successfully meet their greatest challenges.


eCivis is the leading cloud-based grant management system in the nation.

Edict Systems

Providing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Services to Local Governments.


Envisio takes the strategic plan implementation process to the next level.

Government Leadership Solutions

Helping local governments develop workplace cultures that attract top talent.

HdL Companies

Founded in 1983, HdL maximizes local government revenues by providing audits, analytical services and enterprise software products. Audit and management consulting services include sales, use and transaction taxes, property taxes, transient occupancy taxes and marijuana regulation and taxation.  Serving both the city, special district and county markets, hdl audits every major stream of government revenue to ensure your agency receives the proper allocations from the distributing authority. Over 33 years, HdL has amassed a comprehensive database of historical tax revenues facilitating customized forecasts of municipal tax revenues within 2-3% of actual performance. Services also include business license outsourcing and economic development services. Visit HdL companies' website to learn more.


Huelife is a human capital consulting firm that specializes in design and facilitation.


ICMA-RC is a non-profit, independent financial services corporation.

Library Systems and Services

Ensuring Library Vitality.

Management Partners

Management Partners offers a variety of services to local governments.

The Mejorando Group

The Mejorando Group will fine tune your organization for peak performance.

Municipal World

Municipal World Inc. is a Canadian media brand that connects municipalities.

NIC Payments

NIC builds self-service secure payment solutions.

National Research Center

Moving communities forward through survey research and evaluation.

Rebecca Ryan

Author and founder of Next Generation Consulting.


ResourceX provides the software solution and powerful analytic tools to implement a priority based budget.


REVISION Empowers Performance Excellence for state and local governments.


SAFEbuilt helps communities achieve their development and planning goals.


The Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry, Inc.

Slate Communications

Slate Communications helps local governments share their story.


Leverage the purchasing power of over 50,000 member agencies.


At Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

ViewPoint Cloud

ViewPoint is helping government agencies adopt better technology.


At Zelos, we facilitate discovery through customized consulting and coaching.

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Corporate Partnership Opportunities

The Alliance welcomes Corporate Partnerships with innovative private sector and nonprofit organizations. We encourage companies providing proven or emerging technologies, products, training, and/or consulting services specific to local government to contact Karen Leone, Corporate Partner Liaison at or call 602.496.1095. 

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