Product

3 Ways to Factor Forecasting into Your Annual Budgeting Process

By |2019-10-17T14:07:48+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, [...]

Making Democracy Work Better (on the Boulevard)

By |2019-10-17T14:19:28+00:00Sep. 12, 2019|Product|

My kingdom for an online project page There’s a nice, tree-lined, highly trafficked, three-mile loop just down the road from my house that attracts walkers, joggers, bikers, and a handful of gazelles (multitasking parents that run eight-minute miles with twins [...]

PSA for Local Governments: There’s Something Missing from Your Financials

By |2019-10-17T14:21:21+00:00Jul. 01, 2019|Product|

(...and you’ll never get public consensus without it) At ClearGov, when we talk to local governments about transparency, we often hear a familiar refrain, ‘Thanks, but we’re already very transparent. We post our annual budget right on our website for [...]

Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

By |2019-10-17T14:21:28+00:00May. 28, 2019|Leadership, Product|

The decline in local reporting means fewer watchdogs, a less informed electorate, and higher financing fees These days fewer and fewer residents show up at public meetings, an occurrence we’ve lamented in this space before. More troubling perhaps is the [...]

Can Modern Cities Manage with Legacy Software?

By |2019-10-17T14:21:54+00:00May. 09, 2019|Leadership, Product|

A recent NPR Marketplace segment shines a spotlight on the tech challenges local governments face The word “legacy” is often used to describe something handed down from one generation to the next. It could be money or property bequeathed in a [...]

ClearGov Debuts Powerful New Project Communications Tool for Local Governments

By |2019-10-17T14:26:08+00:00Mar. 14, 2019|Company News, Product|

Mission-driven startup introduces affordable, scalable way to keep interested residents informed about ongoing community projects Maynard, MA (3/14/19) – ClearGov, a leader in municipal technology, announced today it has introduced an easy new way for local governments and school districts [...]

Innovative Platform Modernizes the Budget Process for Local Governments and School Districts

By |2019-10-17T14:42:43+00:00Sep. 20, 2018|Product|

ClearGov launches new budgeting and forecasting solution to compliment transparency platform. Maynard, MA (9/20/18) - ClearGov, a leader in municipal technology, announced today a new product that streamlines the budget-building process for local governments and school districts and allows them [...]

ClearGov Launches Artificial Intelligence Platform to Compare Local Government Finances

By |2019-10-17T14:25:21+00:00May. 08, 2018|Press, Product|

Machine Learning Automatically Standardizes Municipal Accounting to Enable Peer-to-Peer Benchmarking Maynard, MA (5/8/18) - ClearGov, a leading municipal transparency and benchmarking platform, today announced an artificial intelligence platform to more accurately and automatically compare finances across municipalities.  The new technology [...]