Public Administration

How Local Government is Increasing Citizen Engagement

GovThink,
It is important that municipalities keep up with citizen expectations when it comes to interacting with government services. Most citizens want the same level of sophistication and expediency they experience with their smartphones as they…

The Secret to Recruiting and Retaining High Performing Employees

Marcy Turkington
With one third of the government workforce projected to retire in the next five years, the public sector will face reverberating consequences for years unless municipalities start preparing now for what will be one of the largest shakeups in…

How Data Analytics is Revolutionizing Local Government

GovThink,
Data analytics are revolutionizing local government. In everything from helping governments make better decisions to helping them solve problems within their communities, municipalities are utilizing data analytics to strengthen their communities,…

4 Ways to Avoid a Government IT Project Failure

Andi Mucklow,
Anywhere between 70 to 80 percent of government IT projects struggle, and often fail, according to a survey done by the Boston Consulting Group. The combination of such an abysmal success rate with the fact that more and more governments are…

How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Problems in Asset Management

Jeff Armstrong
Failure of a municipal asset can have disastrous consequences, whether it’s property damage, prolonged disruption of service or even bodily harm. For municipalities that are experiencing population growth, the number of assets they need to…

The Real Reasons Why Local Governments are Moving to the Cloud

GovThink,
Municipalities are increasingly needing to do more with less in order to meet citizens' expectations. From enhanced data recovery and security to increased cost savings, hear what finance leaders are saying about why they are moving to the cloud.

The 6 Biggest Do’s and Don’ts for Smartly Balancing Budgets

Jane Dennis,
Budgeting is one of the most important responsibilities of a municipal government. It directly impacts everything from managing water facilities, roadways and bridges to contributing to pensions and healthcare costs for employees to maintaining…

The 3 Reasons to Work for a Public Sector Technology Company

Todd Shaw
The greater the role technology plays in our daily life, the more job opportunities that come along with it. It’s predicted that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million open technology jobs and only 400,000 qualified candidates to fill them. Whether…

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Local Government

GovThink,
Artificial intelligence is changing local government. More and more municipalities are uncovering the benefits that AI can bring to everyday workflows. Listen to what finance leaders within local governments have to say about how AI can…