Entries by Danilo Gargiulo

How to Budget for a “What If?”

Budgeting can be among one of the most stressful tasks for any organization as a variety of unknowns must be accounted for in the planning process. It can be especially tedious for municipalities and state governments that must follow strict parameters for how money can be spent. As unpredictable as life can be, however, no […]

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Strengthening Internal Communications for a Stronger Community

The primary responsibility of local governments is to serve their community. From a communications standpoint, this can mean much of the focus often lies on externally communicating important updates and initiatives that will impact daily life for their citizens. As seen during COVID-19, municipalities understand the critical urgency of communicating directives, health guidelines and other […]

How SaaS Can Streamline Government Operations

Local governments should always be looking for ways to streamline their operations. Budgetary restraints, increased citizen demands for services and data security are all roadblocks that arise when governments are looking for new ways to create efficiencies. One way municipalities can manage these challenges is through leveraging Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). SaaS is a cloud computing service […]

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Saving the Small Business: How Can Government Help?

According to 2019 data from the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are an estimated 30.7 million small businesses in the United States. These small businesses employed almost 60 million individuals, making up nearly half the workforce in the country. In recent months, however, the pandemic has created numerous challenges for small businesses.   Never before […]

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How to Maintain Business Continuity with the Cloud

Business continuity is of utmost importance for the public sector. Local governments are looked upon as pillars of a community because they provide invaluable services to citizens. For example, issues such as missed service requests can cause widespread utility outages, or gaps in maintenance needs can lead to future failures of critical infrastructure. Having a […]