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 Breaking Down Silos: 4 Strategies for Increasing Interdepartmental Communication

Breaking Down Silos: 4 Strategies for Increasing Interdepartmental Communication

Did you miss our webinar? As citizen expectations for online services increase, we’ve seen managers and department heads look for dynamic ways to digitize services across multiple departments. 

 Streamlining Summer: Top 5 Reasons Why Citizen Portals Save Municipalities Time

Streamlining Summer: Top 5 Reasons Why Citizen Portals Save Municipalities Time

Municipalities often find themselves inundated with various tourism-related requests, inquiries, and administrative tasks during the summer months. However, there's a solution that can alleviate these repetitive processes: citizen portals. 

 4 Ways Software Can Transform Your Pet Licensing Process

4 Ways Software Can Transform Your Pet Licensing Process

Pet licensing is a crucial aspect of responsible pet ownership, ensuring the safety of both animals and communities. However, the traditional methods of managing pet licenses can be cumbersome for local government clerks and pet owners alike. 

 4 Tips Managing Short-Term Rentals for Local Governments

4 Tips Managing Short-Term Rentals for Local Governments

With the rise of platforms like Airbnb and VRBO, local governments face new challenges in regulating and managing short-term rentals. From ensuring compliance to addressing community concerns, managing short-term rentals requires a strategic approach, especially in an increasingly digital landscape.

 6 Summer Processes Local Governments Are Bringing Online

6 Summer Processes Local Governments Are Bringing Online

As summer approaches, local governments are gearing up to streamline their services to ensure a seamless experience for both residents and visitors. Many local governments are embracing digital solutions to enhance efficiency, accessibility, and sustainability. 

The Benefits of Mobile vs Remote Inspections

The Benefits of Mobile vs Remote Inspections

Mobile inspections involve the use of smartphones or tablets to conduct on-site inspections. Inspectors can carry these devices to different locations, capturing and documenting relevant information in real-time. 

3 Strategies for Streamlined Permitting, Construction, and Code Enforcement

3 Strategies for Streamlined Permitting, Construction, and Code Enforcement

Did you miss our webinar? We sat down with Joe Costa, retired Director of Code Enforcement for 10+ years, to discuss three surefire ways to streamline your permitting processes. 

Top 7 Benefits of Online Permit Tracking

Top 7 Benefits of Online Permit Tracking

Online permit tracking offers numerous benefits to municipalities by providing a streamlined and transparent system for managing and monitoring the progress of permit applications.  Online permit tracking helps governments in several ways:

4 Innovative Strategies for Streamlining OPRA & FOIA Requests

4 Innovative Strategies for Streamlining OPRA & FOIA Requests

The pursuit of transparency is a cornerstone for building trust between communities and their local government. In this blog post, we'll explore innovative ways to simplify and modernize your municipality's OPRA and FOIA request process.

Beyond Firewalls: 6 Proactive Measures for Municipal Cybersecurity

Beyond Firewalls: 6 Proactive Measures for Municipal Cybersecurity

The allure of hackers targeting government entities is undeniable, given the sensitive nature of the information they house, ranging from national security data to personal citizen records. 

Spatial Data Logic Taps Google Public Sector to Accelerate Innovation for Government Agencies

Spatial Data Logic Taps Google Public Sector to Accelerate Innovation for Government Agencies

Spatial Data Logic (SDL), a leading provider of municipal management software, announced the expansion of its partnership with Google Public Sector. 

5 Technology Trends for 2024

5 Technology Trends for 2024

There has never been a better time for local governments to harness technology and revamp their traditional systems. As we embark on a new year, these five technology trends are predicted to shape government modernization in 2024.

5 Ways to Leverage AI Chatbots for Citizen Engagement

5 Ways to Leverage AI Chatbots for Citizen Engagement

Integrating AI into government practices is not a trend. It’s a strategic move towards smarter, data-driven decision-making. In an era of increasing citizen expectations, it is becoming more important to provide government services efficiently.

Oceanport Borough - Digital Forms Case Study

Oceanport Borough - Digital Forms Case Study

In response to Hurricane Sandy, the Borough of Oceanport made it a priority to offer information and services online for its residents. After vetting multiple vendors, Oceanport enlisted SDL to help roll these services out gradually.

Raritan Township - Permits Case Study

Raritan Township - Permits Case Study

Historically, residents of Raritan Township had to visit the Department of Public Works in person to acquire recycling permits. Recognizing the need for change, the DPW’s office manager used SDL Forms to convert the township’s paper process to a digital form.

Lambertville City - Digital Forms Case Study

Lambertville City - Digital Forms Case Study

In response to the pandemic, Lambertville's Deputy Clerk wanted to give residents the option to submit applications and requests online. Using SDL’s digital form builder, the city began replacing its paper applications with digital forms.

Schenectady County - DSS Case Study

Schenectady County - DSS Case Study

Historically, Schenectady County relied on paper-based processes for its child care assistance program. Anyone looking to apply for assistance needed to submit applications by mail, fax or by physically dropping off the application at the county’s Department of Social Services office.

Schenectady County - IT Case Study

Schenectady County - IT Case Study

While the county’s departments generally operate in silos, budgeting for and finding their own software vendors, the CIO sought out to find a flexible software solution that could meet the needs of all of its departments and offer a single destination for citizen services.

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