Public Administration

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…

How Do I Report a Pothole?

Jeff Armstrong
Potholes have caused approximately $3 billion worth of damage to vehicles each year, according to a study from the American Automobile Association (AAA). Hundreds of thousands of accidents are attributed to drivers hitting a pothole or swerving…

Do You Need a Permit for Home Renovations?

Jeff Armstrong,
Good fences make good neighbors. But first, good fences need good permits. Whether it’s deciding to put up a new fence or remodel your kitchen, what starts out as a simple home renovation project can turn into an unintended nightmare…

Before You Begin: 3 Recommendations for a Smooth Technology Transition

Andi Mucklow, ,
Undergoing a large technology project can impact every aspect of your organization and cause quite a bit of anxiety – what will change, what will remain the same, will we be successful?  These are all questions organizations have asked…

How to Engage Citizens for Smarter Communities

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

Rohit Chhabra,
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…

5 Ways to Drive Maximum Efficiency with the Cloud

Tom Amburgey,
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 Secret to Driving Citizen Engagement in Local Government

Tom Amburgey
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?…