Cross-sector Collaboration during COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Colorado Exposure Notifications Metrics

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Automating Exposure Notifications Metrics

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Cross-state collaboration on metrics

Key Lessons Learned

1. Relationships are critical, so invest in others early and often.

2. Rapid iteration in government is challenging, but critical and possible.

3. Keep a pulse on your team and their ecosystem, and stay flexible.

4. Choosing the right tools matters.

5. If it’s not sustainable, it doesn’t work.

Our work is now open sourced!

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