transparency

Tuesdays with TED: January Edition

By |2020-01-29T19:57:04+00:00Jan. 29, 2020|Leadership, Tuesdays with Ted|

Fixing government, digitalizing trust, and setting goals One Tuesday a month, we curate and share three short talks on a theme. This month, as we kick off a new decade, we’ve gathered governing insights from around the globe. Surprisingly, there’s [...]

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 [...]

Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

By |2019-11-25T20:30:36+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 [...]

It’s Official: The OPEN Government Data Act is Now the Law of the Land

By |2019-11-25T20:31:37+00:00Feb. 05, 2019|Leadership|

What does it mean for local agencies and the public at large? On January 14, 2019, President Trump signed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act into law. A key component of FEBP is the OPEN Government Data Act, which passed [...]

Join the conversation: Register to attend a live Q&A with Gov. Martin O’Malley January 23rd

By |2019-11-25T20:29:35+00:00Jan. 16, 2019|Events, Leadership|

It’s not every day that you get to pick the brain of a former governor and pioneer of data-driven reporting and management systems for local governments, but next Wednesday you’ll get your chance. Mark your calendar and reserve your virtual [...]