Entries by Tom Amburgey

How to Engage Citizens for Smarter Communities

By 2017, 1.5 million users viewed more than 8.7 million pages on state transparency websites. However, successful governments do more than just release budgets or use “smart” technology platforms. They see data as a starting point for communicating with citizens to start meaningful conversations. In response, smart municipalities are using technology to reach out to […]

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5 Ways to Drive Maximum Efficiency with the Cloud

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. The reasoning is simple. The cloud is not just a “virtual computer” floating somewhere out in cyber space. It’s […]