Category: Cartegraph

Webinar Video: Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse

Relive the glory of the Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse webinar and learn from Mike Skibbe, Tom Milas, and Steve Fritz about how the Village of Buffalo Grove, IL moved to data focused decision making in the Public Works Department.

5 Tips for Building Your Own Effective and Innovative Teams

This guest blog is by ELGL member Cori Burbach, the Assistant City Manager in Dubuque, Iowa. That was one of my assigned duties after being appointed city manager of the City of Dubuque. But, what did that mean exactly? Up until that point in my government career, high performing meant things like financial accountability. Standard … Continued

Don’t Stop Improving: Nine Lessons Learned in Plano, TX

This guest blog is by ELGL member Abby Owens, a Public Works Compliance Specialist in Plano, TX. Connect with Abby! I joined the City of Plano Public Works Department in late 2017 with a priority project: implement new software that combined asset management and work orders. Oh, and train 200 users, deploy 100 iPads, and … Continued

Improving Processes? Don’t Forget to Ask This Question

This guest blog is by ELGL member Daniel Johns the GIS manager for the Clay County Utility Authority in Florida. Connect with Daniel! Is building more efficient processes challenging for your organization? If so, you’re not alone. Changing behavior to drive efficiency is one of the most challenging things a team faces. But, it doesn’t … Continued

Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Noon PDT Free Webinar! Registration required Learn how the award-winning Village of Buffalo Grove, IL team uses their work and asset management data to improve everything from snow and ice control to daily vehicle checks. They’ll share how data is used to drive decision-making across the village and the importance of … Continued

Dear 2019 Clarity Award Winners

Dear City of Scottsdale, AZ- As a representative of the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Cartegraph + ELGL Clarity Award, I am writing you today with congratulations.  Government frequently does good things, but its also important that we share those stories in clear, meaningful ways.  Your story this year was inspirational. So congratulations on winning … Continued

The Clarity Award Presented By ELGL & Cartegraph

The Clarity Awards are about more than transparency. They’re focused on recognizing governments that are telling clear, compelling stories and engaging their communities by moving the needle in measurable, actionable ways. These high-performance organizations aren’t hiding behind massive spreadsheets or “that’s the way we’ve always done it.” They’re going the extra mile to simplify information, improve … Continued

Call for Nominations: Clarity Award Presented by ELGL & Cartegraph

Presented by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) & Cartegraph.  Link: Application for the Clarity Award Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) ELGL is the fastest growing government network. We’re a big-tent family with more than 2,600 members from across the country. We are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in local government, embracing new technologies, and humanizing the … Continued

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