Category: Let’s Get Digital!

#DigitalGovTip: Make Sure Your Government Website is Encrypted

This guest blog is reprinted with permission from ProudCity and Luke Fretwell. Luke is co-founder and CEO of ProudCity. Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter and email at luke@proudcity.com. Learn more about ProudCity digital government solutions, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and subscribe to our newsletter. #digitalgovtip shares quick advice to inspire, empower and help governments move their digital efforts forward. Protecting user privacy should be a … Continued

ELGL Digital: That’s A Wrap!

This Digital Work Group update is by Kirsten Wyatt, ELGL’s executive director. I’m writing this update from 35,000 feet on my way to #ICMA2017. And I’m feeling a bit misty (no, it’s not because air travel is proven to make you emotional). It’s because the current round of ELGL’s “Let’s Get Digital” project has come to an … Continued

Local Gov, HTTPS Website Security, & the Google Chrome October Deadline

This guest post is by ELGL Member & Proud City CEO Luke Fretwell. Luke is co-founder and CEO of ProudCity. Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter and email at luke@proudcity.com. ‘Not Secure’: What government needs to know about HTTPS website security and the Google Chrome October deadline Protecting user privacy is an important aspect and duty of any public service organization, and … Continued

ELGL Digital: Graduate Program Directory

ELGL Digital Work Group is back. Rolling out plans for another member exclusive benefit that will make your ELGL membership even more valuable. Last week we announced the piloting of the ELGL Digital Vendor Directory.  Part Yelp/ part Jenny’s List, the ELGL Digital Vendor Directory will not only connect you with the best vendors and … Continued

ELGL Digital: The Reverse Mullet

This Digital Work Group update is by Kirsten Wyatt, ELGL’s executive director. Our work continues on our digital upgrade with ProudCity! This week, we spent the entirety of our call talking about Information Architecture (or “IA” as the pros call it). We were talking specifically about the ELGL.org home page, and how information should be … Continued

Launch 2017: Half Price Government Website Offer

This post is by ProudCity, which is currently helping ELGL with our digital upgrade. This process has been so informative and interesting for ELGL’s growth, learning, and development, that we convinced ProudCity to offer a special deal for our members to guide them through the same process. You can learn more about our “Let’s Get … Continued

ELGL Digital: Coming Soon… A brand new homepage?

Alright, alright, alright. I’m sorry, I owe you guys an update on the progress of ELGL’s Digital Work Group – also known as the weekly Google Hangout where Kent sounds like he’s running a marathon in a wind tunnel, Kirsten is the only one with a webcam and Rebecca crushes her lunch. I should have … Continued

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