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How Integrating Human Capital Management and Finance Platforms Can Help Your Agency Staff Smartly and Attract Top Talent

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Many local government agencies still have not recovered from the Great Recession that occurred from 2007 until 2009. Emergency reserve funds are not up to the levels they were prior to the recession. Some agencies had to cut personnel by almost…

Overcoming the 5 Barriers to Joint Response Planning

When 911 is dialed, the caller hopes the nearest available responder will answer – people in need of immediate help aren’t concerned with which agency responds. However, this is frequently not the case when it comes to public safety and…

Law Enforcement on the Advantages of the Cloud

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From helping to lower emergency response time to building stronger community relations, technology has had a profound impact on public safety. Hear what police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders have to say on how technology has changed public safety for the better and how it's helped agencies keep their communities safer.

5 Ways to Drive Maximum Efficiency with the Cloud

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More and more local government agencies and municipalities are adopting a more efficient future by making the switch to the cloud. Gartner estimates that government spending on cloud technology will increase 17.1% per year through 2021.…

How Mobility Will Help Solve the Two Biggest Challenges in Public Safety

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Incorporating the advantages of mobility into public safety is the new minimum expectation.  Mobile devices provide instant communication relative to incident information, provide mapping and situational data that enhances productivity,…

The Secret to Driving Citizen Engagement in Local Government

Almost half of citizens have complaints about their city’s infrastructure – things like potholes, damaged sidewalks, graffiti on sides of buildings – but only 26% of them bother to report the issue. Why such an abysmal rate of engagement?…

How to Avoid the Major 4 Challenges of Transitioning to NIBRS

Come January 1, 2021, the FBI will complete its transition to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) as its sole crime data collection method. With support from major law enforcement organizations like the International Association…

3 Ways NIBRS Will Help Agencies Combat Public Safety Issues: From the Opioid Crisis and Wildfires to Cybercrime

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by any number of public safety issues, whether theft of personal data, a natural disaster or the opioid epidemic. With better crime data reporting, however, that number could be lower. …

4 Steps to Unlocking a Digital Transformation in Local Government

Implementing digital change can be a challenge for a local government agency. But choosing the right digital solution can transform an agency for the better. Check out the 4 steps your agency should take to unlock a digital transformation.