Posts Tagged: Agenda

4 Ways To Make Sure Your Meeting Isn’t A Flop

Meeting agendas would appear on their surface to be fairly mundane, simple documents used out of habit and obligation. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines an agenda as “a list of things to be considered or done.” So what is it about a good agenda that can actually make your meetings better? Here are four tips for… Read more »

The Postal Service Is Not a GOP Target

Congressional Republicans Just Want You to Think It Is. Unlike most Americans, many members of Congress have actually read the United States Constitution. They know what it would take to abolish the postal service and they do not intend to do it. The Constitution requires Congress “To establish Post Offices and post Roads”. Thus, closing… Read more »

Columbus, Ohio Advances Policy-Making with Legislative Automation

by Shezronne Zaccardi, IT Specialist, City of Columbus, OH In 2002, the City of Columbus, Ohio, knew it was time for a change. We needed to move our workflows into the digital age to eliminate bottlenecks and speed up the delivery of information across our organization and to our citizens. Since implementing Granicus’ Legislative Management… Read more »

Top Webinar Tips – How to Manage Citizen Feedback and Reduce Overhead

We hosted a successful webinar yesterday, How to Manage Citizen Feedback and Reduce Overhead. Nearly 60 governments attended to hear Citywide Records Manager, Wendy Klock-Johnson from the City of Sacramento, discuss how the city successfully streamlined citizen participation with a new tool called eComment and why social media didn’t work! Wendy posted a blog article… Read more »

New Open Platform API for Government Transparency & Innovation

As web-based technology platforms become more and more prevalent in the government, it’s important that agencies choose the one that’s going to give them the utmost flexibility. That’s why selecting one that has an open architecture and API is so important. This it allows agencies integrate systems and work between multiple workflows without redundancy. Also,… Read more »

Top 9 Things I Hear Myself Saying About Social Media to Others

Just posted to the ChatterBachs blog: “Top 9 Things I Hear Myself Saying About Social Media to Others” http://wp.me/p14i4G-T Re-printed here on GovLoop in its entirety: As I talk with others about social media and the power of it, there are certain phrases or concepts I find myself repeating often. I thought I’d turn these… Read more »

Revised Final IT Summit Schedule

What’s a final if not a draft by any other name? When is a final “final”? Is a final ever final if it’s revised? What constitutes a revision? The answer to this and all other existentialist questions regarding document revisions can be summed up as follows: A final is just the latest draft that may… Read more »