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With expectations for easy-to-use, mobile-friendly online information and services at an all-time high, cities and counties are adapting to the changing expectations of tech-savvy citizens.
Vision Kicks off National County Government Month with New eBook on "What's Next" in Digital Gov for Counties
The eBook shares insights from Vision’s 3rd annual local government survey and highlights subtle differences in the ways cities and counties are addressing the changing expectations of today’s super-connected citizens.
In the News on GovTech.com: Culture Shift Sparked by Government Agencies Involving Users in Redesign Process
State and local government website design is changing. Across the country, agencies are putting a new group at the center of such efforts — the citizens who actually use digital services, services that make it easier to go online and pay water bills, report potholes or find a government job.
Using a research-based approach developed by the website experts at Vision, Yuma County, Arizona has launched a redesigned website that makes doing business with County government a snap.
Think government could be doing a better job with its digital communications? You’re not alone. Most in government think so too, at least according to one recent survey.
Results of the 3rd annual “What’s Next in Digital Communications for Local Government” survey, released today by the government website and software experts at Vision, reveal that local gov leaders continue to strive to increase digital interaction with citizens. Key areas of focus for 2017 include online citizen engagement, website accessibility and mobile-ready design.
When you’ve worked with local government IT and communications leaders every day for more than 20 years, it doesn’t take a crystal ball to predict the major trends that will impact local government in 2017. Vision today issued its list of the Top 5 trends for 2017 along with tips for local leaders charged with meeting growing citizen expectations.
The city is testing visionPulse, Vision's new online citizen engagement tool, to make sure it is easy to use and effective in gauging online resident opinions.
After intensive collaboration with local government leaders struggling to more actively engage citizens on multiple fronts, Vision today launched visionPulse™, a new community engagement platform that helps agencies gauge public opinion and turn feedback into action.
With election day coming up on November 8th, local governments are preparing for a wide variety of local contests, measures and special propositions. Vision identified five website strategies to effectively prepare for the big day.
The City of Roswell, Georgia has been honored by The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) with a Pinnacle Award for its RoswellGov.com website, developed by Vision, the company announced today.
Vision asked municipal leaders to share the best piece of advice they would give to someone struggling to demonstrate the importance of the web to their leadership.
Vision, a leading developer of software for local government, has been named one of the top 10 companies serving local government by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL), a professional organization dedicated to connecting and educating innovative local government leaders.
DDoS attacks compromise civic open data programs, but an effective strategy against cybersecurity threats– and knowing what questions to ask vendors–can help local governments stay secure.
Our “award-winning” members have spoken on the best companies working in the local government arena. The inaugural ELGL Choice Award recipients were selected based on the number of nominations received by each company (75%) and an evaluation from the ELGL management team (25%).
Six cities and counties were honored today when Vision announced the winners of the third annual “What’s Next Awards” competition, which recognizes local government websites for excellence in citizen engagement, green gov, online innovation, transparency and visual impact.
What’s the fastest way to get important messages to your community? Most local government leaders know “social media” is the answer, but getting ahead of the curve on social media presents unique challenges when platforms, best practices and citizen expectations shift so quickly.
Though they come from very different communities, Brett White of West Hollywood, CA, Anthony Wilson of San Angelo, TX and Jen Snyder of Queen Creek, AZ definitely have one thing in common – they’re taking their local government social media presence to the next level.
As citizen expectations for online services continue to rise, a new study confirms that local governments still have a passion to serve. From June 2016 Edition of Municipal World.
89 percent of local government leaders recently surveyed had little or no knowledge of the requirements for digital accessibility.