Public Administration

From Reopening to Recovery: How Governments Can Get Their Cities Back on Track

Danilo Gargiulo,
In any crisis, the immediate response by government and public safety agencies is to protect their communities. That is just one part of the equation. The steps that municipalities take as they begin recovering from a crisis are just as important,…

Saving the Small Business: How Can Government Help?

Danilo Gargiulo,
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…

Why You Should Start Preparing for the Next Emergency Now

Don Pinkston,
While much of the country’s attention has been held captive by the COVID-19 crisis, the severe-weather summer months are just around the corner. Hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires are expected to increase in frequency and magnitude. What does that mean for municipalities and how can they prep for the next emergency while in the middle of another?

What Does Financial Integration Actually Mean?

Rohit Chhabra,
The term “integration” can often hold several different meanings when it comes to technology. No matter how basic or high-level the integration, organizations looking to integrate their technology systems typically share common goals: achieving genuine business transformation, more streamlined service and greater employee satisfaction. Here's how.

How Local Governments Can Weather the Financial Storm

Todd Dooley,
It’s too early to predict what the long-term changes stemming from COVID-19 will look like for local municipalities and the nation at large. However, one thing is certain to be true for whatever the new normal brings. From a macro perspective,…

How to Maintain Business Continuity with the Cloud

Danilo Gargiulo,
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…

3 Questions to Consider When Transitioning to the Cloud

Danilo Gargiulo,
Many government agencies understand the cloud can be an extremely beneficial tool to streamline a municipality’s operations and optimize employee time and engagement. Almost 70 percent of state IT decision makers reported in a State Scoop…

What Does the 2020 U.S. Census Mean for Cities?

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The 2020 U.S. census promises to be a cliffhanger for anyone who plans, manages or governs an American city or is thinking of moving to one.  As the nation recovered from the Great Recession that began in 2007-2008, the American city experienced…

Making the Most of Automation in the Public Sector

Danilo Gargiulo,
Governments are the stewards of the citizens and have the hard task of delivering high quality services to citizens while managing tight budgets. Automation can help. Here are 3 ways governments can make the most out of this beneficial tool.