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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+

Flashback Friday: The Evolution of Efficiency

by Alannah Dragonetti on October 26, 2018

Smartphones. Escalators. Instant coffee. These agents of convenience carry us through our day-to-day to make modern life more efficient. Ever wonder how we arrived at this point? If so, you’re in luck, because this week, we’re delving into the sociopolitical factors that started it all.   READ MORE+

How Low Can You Go?: Setting the Bar for Learning Curve Expectations

by Alannah Dragonetti on October 19, 2018

If you’re reading this, you’re probably considering leveraging GovPilot software to modernize your local government operations. It would involve migrating historical records to the cloud, establishing and automating current workflows, a website revamp and an adjustment period for staff. How long would all of this take? We guarantee it’s shorter ... READ MORE+

3 Qualities the Best Cities to Live in Share

by Alannah Dragonetti on September 21, 2018

On Monday, Money magazine published its annual list of the “50 Best Places to Live in America”. It is an honor, but not a surprise, that a list ranking American cities that provide residents with the best quality of life includes three GovPilot clients: number 26, Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, number 33, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Union ... READ MORE+

SaaS: Software as a Saver (of Time and Money)

by Alannah Dragonetti on August 31, 2018

You’re cutting corners, pinching pennies and clipping coupons to govern with maximum effect at minimal cost. Okay, so you’re not clipping coupons, but you’re always looking for ways to allocate limited resources to best serve your district. A cutting-edge software as a service (SaaS) may not be an obvious purchase for a county or municipality ... READ MORE+