What is Civic Engagement: 4 Examples of Civic Engagement in Local Government

Spring is coming. It has been a long winter and an even longer year, but with vaccine distribution accelerating and warm...


(7 min read )

Tags: Constituent Engagement, Open Data, GovAlert Mobile App, Blog, Civic Engagement

Four Reasons for Local Governments to Leverage Public-Facing GIS Maps

In our digital age there is no shortage of data available that can help local governments make informed decisions to improve...


(3 min read )

Tags: GIS Map, Open Data, GovAlert Mobile App, Government Efficiency, Covid-19, Blog

Gone Phishin'
By govpilot On February 6, 2020

Gone Phishin'

Email "Phishing" attacks on employees are the surest way for hackers to gain entry to a government's network. With staff...


(2 min read )

Tags: Open Data, Government Efficiency, Cybersecurity, Blog

Can Machines Make Local Government Policies More Human?

Robots are coming for humans' jobs. That's not a threat, it's a fact. In many cases, they already have. It happens all the...


(2 min read )

Tags: Constituent Engagement, Open Data, Blog

3 Ways to Promote Data Literacy in Your  Local Government

We’ve written extensively about the importance of aggregating and tracking data, but what good is all that information if you...


(2 min read )

Tags: Constituent Engagement, Open Data, Government Efficiency, Blog

We are Living in the Golden Age of Grift. Here’s What that Means for Your Local Government.

Journalists have declared that we are living in the Golden Age of Grift. Not the most flattering nickname, but what else do...


(2 min read )

Tags: Constituent Engagement, Open Data, Blog

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