Well, Well, Well: 3 GovPilot Modules that Promote Self-Care

by Alannah Dragonetti on February 08, 2019

It’s been touted as a necessity, brushed-off as a buzzword, compared to “a cult” and dismissed as a “Millennial obsession”. Whatever your feelings on the wellness movement, there’s no denying that wellness and its cousins, self-care and self-help, comprise a billion dollar market that industries from tech to beauty are trying to infiltrate. ... READ MORE+

Flashback Friday: When Disparate Departmental Data Turned Deadly

by Alannah Dragonetti on February 01, 2019

New Netflix original docuseries, Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, sheds light on the twisted motivations and brutal methods of the notorious American serial killer. From how Bundy would lure young, female victims to his infamous Volkswagon by faking disabilities and injuries to his jailhouse marriage to one of many female admirers ... READ MORE+

3 Qualities of a Great City/County Manager

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 25, 2019

Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club, which premiered on MTV earlier this month,  is the latest in a recent crop of reality television shows focused on the managaement of a business (in this case, Lohan’s newly opened nightclub in Mykonos, Greece). Billed as the actress’ comeback, Beach Club, is MTV’s answer to Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules, which follows the ... READ MORE+

Flashback Friday: Dr. King’s Gift for Civic Engagement

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 18, 2019

On Monday, the nation will honor the peaceful message and powerful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The remarkable man was many things—a Baptist minister, a great orator, an activist, a husband and father—but he was an influencer because he believed that there is strength in numbers and posessed the skills to organize and inspire—a feat all ... READ MORE+

5 Movies and Television Shows Set in the World of Local Government

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 11, 2019

Awards season is upon us and though you may not feel that you have much in common with the actors and actresses gliding down the red carpet in designer clothes, you may relate to some of the characters they’ve portrayed. Whether you’re a politician or a police officer, you’ve likely seen your role reflected on the screen. With its many facets, ... READ MORE+

3 Gov Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 04, 2019

When we think back on 2018, we will remember the year’s trends. Some fondly (velvet puffer jackets!) and some not-so-fondly (Tide Pod Challenge, anyone?). The new year brings a host of new trends to look forward to, especially in the government technology sector. We’ve identified three trends poised to have A MOMENT in 2019.    The velvet puffer ... READ MORE+

3 Reasons to Break-Up with Your Current Local Government Software Provider

by Alannah Dragonetti on December 28, 2018

Breaking-up is hard to do, but not as hard as staying in a relationship that is no longer serving you. If you’re a Business Administrator on the fence about ending things with your local government’s current management software provider, this piece may give you just the push you need to leave them once and for all.   READ MORE+

GovPilot’s Holiday Gift Guide: What Your Coworkers Really Want

by Alannah Dragonetti on December 18, 2018

Perhaps the tryptophan in the Thanksgiving turkey caused you to sleep through Black Friday. Maybe your WiFi signal was not cooperating on Cyber Monday. Whatever the case, the holidays season is upon us and you don’t have a gift for your coworkers. Sure, you could always bring them a pot of your famous chili, but we all know how badly that ended ... READ MORE+

Short on Funds? Your Money Goes Further with GovPilot

by Alannah Dragonetti on December 14, 2018

Whoever said, “less is more” obviously wasn’t talking about GovPilot (or cake or puppies or episodes of your favorite Netflix series, for that matter). This is great news for local government administrations that fear the convenience of automation is beyond the confines of their budget. With catalog items priced a la carte, GovPilot actually ... READ MORE+

Step it Up and Roll it Out: Purchasing/Deploying the GovPilot Platform

by Alannah Dragonetti on December 07, 2018

Last week, we told you what kind of districts purchase GovPilot. This time, we are telling you how they do it. READ MORE+