Product

ClearGov Reinvents the Outdated Budget Book as a Modern Web-Based Experience

By |2020-07-15T21:19:07+00:00Jun. 08, 2020|Company News, Digital Budget Book, Product|

Digital Budget Book will save governments time and money and allow them to communicate their budget more effectively to residents Maynard, MA (06/01/2020) – ClearGov, a leader in helping local governments modernize their financial operations and communications, announced today that [...]

Coming Soon: A Better, Faster Annual Budget Book

By |2020-07-15T21:19:16+00:00May. 24, 2020|Company News, Digital Budget Book, Product|

Starting in June, we're making budget books more useful. (And cheaper and easier to produce, too.) "Better" and "faster" and "cheaper" don't often arrive in the same package. But when it comes to the process of building your annual budget [...]

Real-Time Collaboration is a Game Changer for Local Government

By |2020-02-18T22:34:07+00:00Feb. 18, 2020|Leadership, Product|

Getting everyone on the same page saves time, money, and headaches You kick off every planning and budget season the same way. You export your data from your accounting system, update all the formulas, add in one-time-only line items, change [...]

6 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Transparency Center

By |2020-01-30T22:26:32+00:00Jan. 27, 2020|Best Practices, Leadership, Product|

Citizen engagement best practices for local government and schools You’ve published your Transparency Center, now what? First of all, give yourself and your team a pat on the back. Good on you for getting your financials posted in an easily [...]

5 Issues on Local Governments’ Radar in 2020

By |2020-01-10T15:03:46+00:00Jan. 10, 2020|Best Practices, Leadership, Product|

Helpful links for civic leaders looking to make a difference Sure, we’re already nine days into the New Year, but there’s no statute of limitations on well wishes, so … Sláinte! The holidays are over and you’re back at the [...]

ClearGov by the Numbers: 2019 at a Glance

By |2019-12-18T14:59:20+00:00Dec. 17, 2019|ADA, ClearGov Communities, Company News, Events, Product|

What a difference a year makes! It’s been another innovative and especially productive year for the ClearGov community. With a lean, but ever-expanding team of talented developers, data wranglers, client support managers, account execs, and marketers, we’ve launched new products [...]

Department Dashboards Give Every Unit in Your Agency an Opportunity to Shine

By |2019-12-06T10:08:15+00:00Dec. 05, 2019|Best Practices, Product, School Districts|

Demystifying day-to-day operations to drive public trust, build consensus, and improve outcomes Many local governments and school districts maintain dedicated pages on their websites for the numerous departments they manage. Too often however, these pages merely house the basics: hours [...]

ClearGov Expands Transparency Suite to Include Flexible Department Dashboards Tool

By |2019-12-06T10:12:44+00:00Dec. 03, 2019|Company News, Press, Product|

New department-level reporting capabilities showcase the invisible work local governments do every day to create value for residents Maynard, MA (12/03/19) – ClearGov, a leader in cloud-based technology for local governments and school districts, announced today it has expanded its [...]

7 Best Practices for Promoting Capital Improvements in Your Community

By |2019-11-25T20:29:58+00:00Nov. 12, 2019|Best Practices, Leadership, Product|

How to get your local government's next big project on everyone’s radar Quick philosophical question: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? More importantly, if you announce [...]

3 Ways to Factor Forecasting into Your Annual Budgeting Process

By |2020-10-09T07:44:41+00:00Oct. 16, 2019|Leadership, Product|

AI-driven tech is making it easier for local governments to engage in long-term planning As a best practice, the GFOA recommends that all governments regularly engage in long-term financial planning. Yet, when we poll attendees at our monthly budgeting webinars, [...]