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The One thing Employees Need for Peak Job Performance and Satisfaction

by Alannah Dragonetti on April 05, 2019

Your father’s company may have gifted him with a gold watch at his retirement party. The startup you daughter works at may offer employees snacks and access to a ping pong table. Each generation of managers tries new tactics to keep employees engaged and efficient.Researchers have recently discovered that, although worthwhile, it isn’t work perks ... READ MORE+

3 Ways GovPilot Supports Your Building and Construction Department

by Alannah Dragonetti on March 22, 2019

As a Building and Construction professional, you know the critical importance of proper support. You wouldn’t (and Code Enforcement would never allow you to) build a support beam from subpar or outdated material, so why are you settling for a management system that relies on paper documents or 1980s era software to uphold daily operations? ... READ MORE+

3 Ways to Promote Data Literacy in Your  Local Government

by Alannah Dragonetti on March 15, 2019

We’ve written extensively about the importance of aggregating and tracking data, but what good is all that information if you and other members of your administration don’t optimize it? The first step towards data optimization is data literacy—a skill that a variety of industries place an increasingly high premium on. Indeed, Gartner foresees 80% ... READ MORE+

3 Signs Your Local Government is Stuck in the '80s (and How to Go Back to the Future)

by Alannah Dragonetti on March 08, 2019

With the recent rerelease of Die Hard, news of a Baby-Sitters Club reboot coming to Netflix and the triumphant return of hair barrettes, 1980s nostalgia is at fever pitch.While '80s films, books and looks can still be enjoyed in the present-day, there’s a reason you don’t see people walking around with Gordon Gekko size cellphones. 1980s ... READ MORE+

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+

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+

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+

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+

How Much Does Local Government Software Cost and What is the ROI?

by Alannah Dragonetti on November 02, 2018

GovPilot clients, Raleigh, North Carolina and Trenton and Union Township, New Jersey, are quickly becoming fixtures on lists ranking districts that leverage the latest innovations to offer residents a high quality of life (see Money magazine’s 2018 list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America and CompTIA’s recent index of the top 20 “tech ... READ MORE+