3 New GovPilot Capabilities Guaranteed to Triple Productivity

by alannah on May 19, 2017

Singer/dancer/actor. Rapper/producer/clothing designer. If pop culture has taught us anything, it’s that there are three ingredients in the recipe for success.     Indeed, GovPilot’s namesake platform is built upon three main components: digital forms, automated workflows and geographic mapping system (GIS) integration. Just as our clients are ... READ MORE+

The Link between Zika and Property Blight

by alannah on May 12, 2017

With mosquito season right around the corner and a cure for the Zika virus a decade away, by expert estimates, local governments across the United States are devising mosquito control strategies. Predictably, many of these strategies incorporate the publicization of information regarding Zika transmission and symptoms as well as the spraying of ... READ MORE+

Ease into E-Government with GovPilot's Map and App Bundle

by alannah on May 12, 2017

As evidenced by GovPilot’s expanding client list, local governments across the United States are embracing e-government tools and practices. According to international news headlines, India, Estonia and the rest of the world is following suit. E-government has grown so ubiquitous, that pretty soon, we may be referring to it as simply “government”. ... READ MORE+


by alannah on May 12, 2017

Last week’s Earth Day-themed blog post touched upon the concept of the community garden: a public plot of land maintained by a city’s residents. In recent decades, the prevalence of property blight has reignited interest in this age-old concept. Vegetation has sprouted in place of asphalt in United States cities from Detroit, Michigan to ... READ MORE+

In Honor of Earth Day: 3 GovPilot Processes that Promote Outdoor Activity

by alannah on May 12, 2017

Time flies! It’s hard to believe that it has been a full year since last Earth Day, when we told you how GovPilot can help your city reach its green goals and reap the benefits. With another Earth Day right around the tree-lined corner, we have another reason to adopt GovPilot: it is the rare software that promotes outdoor activity.   Experts ... READ MORE+

2 GovPilot Processes to Help You Better Serve Baby Boomers

by alannah on May 12, 2017

The Baby Boomers. Dubbed so for being born during a post-WWII population increase, the Boomers spearheaded the civil rights movement, shattered glass ceilings with second wave feminism and still hold much sway over government. In fact, more than half of the nation’s voting-age population is now over 45. It is in local government’s best interest to ... READ MORE+

Lepto Outbreak: The Latest Good Reason to Implement GovPilot’s Pet Licensing Process

by alannah on May 12, 2017

We’ve covered how the GovAlert mobile app integration, digital form, workflow automation and geographic information system (GIS) mapping technology that make-up GovPilot’s Report a Concern process can and have been successfully applied to mosquito-borne illness prevention initiatives. GovPilot’s app compatibility, digital form, automated workflow ... READ MORE+

GIS Helps Government Weather Inclement Weather

by alannah on May 11, 2017

  April showers may bring May flowers, but the rainy season also brings the potential for devastation. From Hurricane Katrina to Hurricane Sandy, recent history offers many tragic examples of our utter helplessness in the face of severe storms.   It is government’s responsibility to offer proactive protection by publicizing forecasts and ... READ MORE+

GovPilot's Role in the Continued Evolution of Code Enforcement

by alannah on March 24, 2017

Nearly 106 years to the day, the shadow cast by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire’s smoke cloud still looms. If there is a silver lining to be found, it is in the fire’s role as catalyst to code establishment and enforcement reform. As we approach the anniversary of the devastating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, GovPilot would like to remind ... READ MORE+

3 Celebrities Putting the “Star” in Startup

by alannah on March 17, 2017

He revolutionized rap music, made his foray into fashion and pursued a number of other entrepreneurial endeavors.So no one was surprised last week, when news broke that multihyphenate mogul, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, is the latest celebrity to step into the startup world. According to an official statement from Carter’s camp, his Arrive is the rare ... READ MORE+