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The Top 10 Most Commonly Reported Concerns in New Jersey, Part 2

by Alannah Dragonetti on November 16, 2018

Last week, we listed numbers 10 through five of the top 10 most commonly reported concerns in New Jersey, as determined by data aggregated by our Report a Concern digital form and GovAlert mobile app. This week, we bring you numbers five through one. Drumroll please...   READ MORE+

The Top 10 Most Commonly Reported Concerns in New Jersey, Part 1

by Alannah Dragonetti on November 09, 2018

They may say, “Fuhgeddaboudit!” often, but residents of the Garden State know that some issues are worth reporting. Those who live in Elizabeth, South Orange and other towns that use GovPilot’s Report a Concern module have it easy. They can access a digital Report a Concern form through their district’s official website or report an issue as soon ... READ MORE+

C U in Court: How 2 Cities are Lowering Crime Rates through Texting

by Alannah Dragonetti on July 13, 2018

“You have an upcoming court date and failure to appear will result in the issuance of a warrant for your arrest.” It’s a text message that no one wants to receive, but as cities, New York and Nashville, have recently found, it’s a text message that many need to receive.   READ MORE+

4 Reasons Why Departments of Transportation are On Board with GovAlert

by Alannah Dragonetti on March 23, 2018

GovPilot solutions not only facilitate government employees’ tasks in the field, at home and at the office, but on the road, on the train and wherever their work takes them! Indeed, Department of Transportation (DOT) officials are beginning to realize the benefits of GovPilot’s constituent engagement mobile app, GovAlert. Presenting the top four.   READ MORE+

The Wisdom of the Crowd

by Alannah Dragonetti on September 29, 2017

Sunday night marks the premiere of The Wisdom of the Crowd on CBS. Adapted from an Israeli series of the same premise, the TV show stars Jeremy Piven as Jeffrey Tanner, a tech mogul who uses Internet crowd sourcing to solve his daughter’s murder. The Wisdom of the Crowd is a fictional depiction of crowd sourcing’s very real and established role in ... READ MORE+

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

by Alannah Dragonetti on May 12, 2017

As evidenced by GovPilot’s expanding client list, local governments across the United States (update: and Canada) 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 ... READ MORE+

In Honor of the iPhone's 10th Birthday: 3 Examples of Gov on the Go

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 16, 2017

This month marks 10 years since the iPhone’s debut—an introduction that solidified the smartphone’s status as a necessity. The widespread use of smartphones has changed the way that we communicate, access information and even the way that we think. READ MORE+

GovAlert Mobile App Brings Civic Engagement into the Smartphone Era

by Alannah Dragonetti on January 06, 2017

Available for free download for Android and iOS, new mobile app, GovAlert, empowers users to voice concerns to local government officials in the time it takes to send a text message. READ MORE+

3 Reasons Why GovAlert is the Next Yelp

by Alannah Dragonetti on November 23, 2016

Chills, aches, fever and no way of knowing if there is a local doctor fit to treat it. This is what Harvard Business School graduate, Jeremy Stoppelman, was contending with in 2004, as he fruitlessly scoured the Internet for a well-reviewed local doctor to treat his flu. As entrepreneurs are wont to do, Stoppelman saw his misfortune as an ... READ MORE+