Category: SaaS

Breaking the Myth of Cumbersome Government

This guest blog is by Shannon Haynes, the Assistant Town Manager for Breckenridge, Colorado. As government leaders, we often hear that it’s impossible to get things done quickly. We all know that government frequently gets a bad rap for making processes more difficult than they should be. Our processes are too cumbersome and antiquated. We require too … Continued

Podcast: Technology & Permitting in Shrewsbury, MA with John Covey

John Covey Chief Information Officer Shrewsbury, Massachusetts LinkedIn Applying technology to make things better. John Covey, Chief Information Office of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, joined the podcast to talk about software, local government IT and improving processes. John shared his career path to working at the Town of Shrewsbury, his definition of a technologist and what he … Continued

SaaS Benefits: Process Improvement & Customization

This guest blog is by ELGL member Lori-Ann Fox, the Director of Technology for the Town of South Kingston, Rhode Island.  Cloud-based, being open 24×7, customer centric, going paperless…..all of these phases are trends (and hopefully goals) in local government. So when the State of RI (the smallest state in the country) wanted to utilize … Continued

Technology as a Catalyst for Process Improvement

This guest blog is by ELGL member John Covey of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. At my core, I am a technologist. Just as a scientist or mathematician has a natural calling to their respective fields, we technologists have an innate ability to absorb, understand and disseminate technological information. In the world of municipal technology, we apply what … Continued

Webinar: SaaS Isn’t Scary!

Tim Smith, the Fire Marshal in Orange, Connecticut, walked ELGL members through his organization’s decision to adopt cloud-based technology. SaaS is an acronym for software-as-a-service. Learn more about how local governments use SaaS in this blog post. In the webinar, Tim shares how moving your organization to cloud-based technology is a chance to modernize operations, … Continued

Benefits of SaaS for Government

This ELGL guest post is written by Rachel Keyser with ViewPoint Cloud as part of ELGL’s Jam of the Month on software-as-a-service (SaaS). Sign up to attend the October 31 webinar with Tim Smith from Orange, CT to learn how he modernized city operations with cloud based technologies. (Webinar will be recorded and available in … Continued

Jam of the Month

Each month, ELGL will feature a “deep dive” into a local government topic with the help of our partners. These opportunities will build out our content, webinar, podcast, and graphic libraries to provide our members with helpful and meaningful information that will improve their local governments. If you’re interested in learning more about how you … Continued

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