You are here: Home / Community Assets / QUEST

QUEST

 

Organization Information
Programmatic Impacts/Collaborators
News and Beam Assessment

Organization: QUEST

Sector: Collective ; Education Institution

Organization Mission: A program created and developed for use with Mayo Medical students and members of Rochester Community by Mayo Medical School July 2013, John Bachman, Saunders Professor of Primary Care. In 2008 Human Health Services (HHS) decided to release all its data to the public. It also encouraged states, other government agencies, and public organizations to do the same. It was felt that by releasing data, entrepreneurs would have an opportunity to develop applications to examine and use the data in creative ways, much as what was done with weather and map data. Effective examination of data can lead to strategic partnering as well as transparency between

Website Link

 

.

Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Education

Lvl 2:

DMC Impact:

Community Health Impact area: Diabetes

 

Projects/Programs

Confirmed Project Involvement:


Potential Projects

Project Involvement Candidates:


Known Collaborators

Onboard Collaborators:

 

Potential Collaborators

Potential Collaborators:
Status Reports
Related PlanScape Status on: Diversity and Inclusivity, Education

November 12, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

Read more ...

October 16, 2018: Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

Read more ...

September 16, 2018: Agreement with Minnesota Department of Human RIghts

RPS, ISD 535, entered into collaboration agreement with MDHR.

Read more ...

July 30, 2018: Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights)

July 18, 2018 Commissioner Lindsey of the MN Department of Human Rights Forum with Rochester Community.

Read more ...

June 19, 2018: 2018 RPS Discipline Data Update - Information

At the 6/19/2018 school board meeting, the following discipline data was presented.

Read more ...

June 01, 2018: Rochester Area Family Y 2018 Summer Program

The YMCA has 250 free summer memberships to give to teens in need this year. 

Read more ...

May 24, 2018: Host Families for UMR Global Connections Community

  UMR is looking for Culture Host Families to build a Global Connections Community.

Read more ...

April 08, 2018: 2018 Community Focus Team Meetings

March Community Focus Team (CFT) meeting notes.

Read more ...

February 22, 2018: Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

At the February 22 meeting, the following information was shared. 

Read more ...

January 12, 2018: Winona State Rochester: Business, Leadership, and Education

Winona State University – Rochester (WSU-R) and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business, Leadership, and Education Open House Jan. 18, 2018

Read more ...

November 27, 2017: World's Best Workforce Plan goals not met

Slow progress. 5 Goals not met:  All children are ready for kindergarten, Third-grade literacy, Close all academic achievement gaps, Have all high school graduates career and college ready, Graduate all students from HS

Read more ...

Community Anchor Participation:

Organization Life Cycle Assessment:

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
Links
Links to Beam and beam sub-sites: