Posts Tagged: CMS

Leading in the digital age

I’m hosting a webinar on the 20th to discuss effective communications and engagement strategies and how NationBuilder can help. If you’d like to join, RSVP here. Thanks! Related: Go, Government Efficiency Long Beach, SF, Bordentown: Pioneering digital democracy with NationBuilder Government New ‘Civitas’ theme released

Please participate in (short) time-sensitive Arvada/Boulder CMS survey

The cities of Arvada, Colorado and Boulder, Colorado recently entered into an MOU to “co-develop/enhance” a PHP-based web content management system originally developed by Arvada IT staff. This innovative product is both feature-rich and social media focused. The city of Boulder will be using the CMS in its new website design scheduled to go liveRead… Read more »

Adriel Hampton’s NationBuilder looking for local government pilot customers

After commuting back and forth from the SF Bay Area for three months, I’m just getting settled down in Los Angeles with my family. I’m down in SoCal to continue growing my startup, NationBuilder, which is based in downtown LA. Getting settled means I’m doing a lot more thinking about where we’re going next withRead… Read more »

Free Yourself from the Tyranny of Sharepoint

Sharepoint is a plague upon the American workforce. This ubiquitous piece of collaboration software has taught millions of people that Intranets are destined to be places where you can’t find anything. It doesn’t have to be this way, despite what Microsoft may have you believe. There are alternatives to Sharepoint that actually work in waysRead… Read more »

GovBytes: Drupal a CMS of choice for government

There’s a lot of content management systems (CMS) out there, but one seems to be taking government by storm. Drupal, an open source platform has gained favor by myriad federal websites, including the sites of the Whitehouse, House of Representatives, Department of Energy, and the Department of Homeland Security. It has also recently replaced VignetteRead… Read more »

Agency Transitions: What happens when the Executive Director leaves?

Nonprofit Organization (NPO) Executive Directors often enter an agency with one objective – a need to bring the organization to its full potential or to maintain the success of the organization. Executive Directors uphold their position for years; so when they decide to pursue other opportunities, the organization, its board members and key stakeholders mustRead… Read more »

Debt Ceiling Strategy: Use ECM to Trim Your Agency

Agencies that implement an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system are typically losers-but in a good way! The whole reason to implement an ECM system is to lose the waste while gaining efficiency. Below are five things you can kiss goodbye when your ECM system comes online: Wasting Time: How much time does your current processRead… Read more »

The Global, Mobile Enterprise Era: Transform Your Presence

2011 has shown that not only are mobile strategies effective in growing a business globally, they are imperative. As our knowledge of mobile marketing begins to grow, so do the statistics: * 250 million people access Facebook through a mobile device; those who access through a mobile device rather than a PC are twice asRead… Read more »

Determining the Type of Website Best Suited for Non-profits

Most industries (i.e. legal, medical, finance, etc.) prefer their content management solution be customized to meet their specific needs. Non-profit organizations prefer that their solution be customized as well but they face a difficult hurdle: funding. A non-profit organization’s yearly budget lies solely on the generosity of donors and grants that are awarded by statesRead… Read more »

Creating a hub for your city – Where are people going to find your information

Cities often face difficulties when determining which outlets they will utilize to broadcast information. Ideally, a city’s information would be broadcast directly from one spot – or “hub” to the source. In most cases, however, cities maintain several entities on the Web such as social networking sites and blogs. Cities must execute a successful strategyRead… Read more »