From Digital Animal Licenses to Pop-Up Rabies Clinics: How These 3 Cities Became More Pet-Friendly

by Alannah Dragonetti on August 23, 2019

The corporate world measures success by the quality of customer experience—all of the interactions the consumer has with a brand. GovPilot believes in setting similarly high standards for constituent experience and provides local government the automated workflow, data aggregation/display and digitization capabilities to meet them.The blog posts ... READ MORE+

How 4 Local Governments Leverage Data to Better Serve Senior Citizens

by Alannah Dragonetti on August 19, 2019

The corporate world measures success by the quality of customer experience—all of the interactions the consumer has with a brand. GovPilot believes in setting similarly high standards for constituent experience and provides local government the automated workflow, data aggregation/display and digitization capabilities to meet them. The blog posts ... READ MORE+

National Night Out

by Alannah Dragonetti on August 12, 2019

You’ve heard of girls’ night out, you’ve heard of Mom’s night out and if you’ve been reading the news, you’ll know that Tuesday was National Night Out (NNO).   Since 1984, the National Association of Town Watch in the United States and Canada has encouraged people to increase awareness about community police programs by gathering with neighbors ... READ MORE+

Are Smart Kiosks a Smart Form of Revenue Generation?

by Alannah Dragonetti on August 05, 2019

GovPilot presents “More Money or More Problems?”—a series of blog posts that explore the pros and cons of government’s various revenue generation opportunities. Our fourth installment aims to help you determine whether or not the kiosks springing-up on smart city blocks are a smart source of revenue generation.   READ MORE+

Should Government Property Double as Ad Space?

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 29, 2019

GovPilot presents “More Money or More Problems?”—a series of blog posts that explore the pros and cons of government’s various revenue generation opportunities. Our third installment considers the potential positives and problems that come with offering naming rights, advertising space or sponsorship of government assets to private companies.   READ MORE+

Are Electric Scooters Worth the Hype?

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 22, 2019

GovPilot presents “More Money or More Problems?”—a series of blog posts that explore the pros and cons of government’s various revenue generation opportunities. Our second installment examines the assets and liabilities associated with embracing the electric scooter craze.   READ MORE+

Should Recreational Marijuana Use be Legal?

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 15, 2019

GovPilot presents “More Money or More Problems?”—a series of blog posts that explore the pros and cons of government’s various revenue generation opportunities. Our first installment takes on the hot-button issue of marijauana legalization.    READ MORE+

White Picket Fence is the New Black: How Your Town can Capitalize on Suburbia's Resurgence

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 08, 2019

If you spent the Fourth of July holiday next to an above ground pool and a barbecue manned by a guy wearing white socks with Nike sneakers, you’re familiar with the unique charm suburban living holds. READ MORE+

4 Ways to Safeguard Your Government Data from Email Phishing Scams

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 01, 2019

Oh, that wasn’t you? It looked like you, acted like you and even conducted business with some of your most important clients. No, this isn’t an episode from The Twilight Zone reboot, but reality for employees of San Mateo, California; Tampa, Florida; North Las Vegas, Nevada; Dallas County, Texas and other United States local governments targeted ... READ MORE+

Order in the Court: How Technology is Disrupting the United States Judicial System

by Alannah Dragonetti on June 24, 2019

In 1911, Thomas Jennings became the first person convicted of murder based on fingerprint evidence in the United States. In 1987, DNA evidence played a role in putting convicted rapist, Tommy Lee Andrews, behind bars. Eight years later, 150 million Americans tuned-in to catch the verdict of the O.J. Simpson double murder trial—perhaps the most ... READ MORE+