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Podcast: US Digital Response and COVID-19 with Raylene Yung

Raylene Yung Co-Founder & CEO US Digital Response LinkedIn | Twitter Support for crisis response. Raylene Yung, the Co-Founder and CEO of US Digital Response, joined the podcast to talk about how they are connecting technologists to work with governments in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. These volunteers with experience in software and technology help … Continued

Podcast: Family Ties in Charleston, SC with Mayor Joe Riley & Bratton Riley

Joe Riley Mayor (Former) Charleston, SC Bio Bratton Riley Co-Founder & CEO Citibot LinkedIn | Twitter Public service and civil rights. A father-son duo joined the podcast to talk about their different paths working with local government. Former Mayor Joe Riley led the City of Charleston, SC for 40 years and was involved in redeveloping … Continued

Five Vendor Management Challenges Faced by Purchasing Professionals

This guest blog is by ELGL member Chris Van Beke, the cofounder and CEO of Vendor Registry. As a purchasing professional you’re no stranger to the challenges that come with managing vendors. Some of the more common difficulties include working with outdated or missing vendor information; chasing down paperwork from vendors; finding local or specialized … Continued

Seven Hidden Costs of Public Purchasing

This guest blog is by ELGL member Chris Van Beke, the cofounder and CEO of Vendor Registry. Effective and efficient public purchasing comes with its inherent costs, so it’s important to avoid the preventable ones when possible. That’s where a good vendor management platform comes in. With high quality vendor management, bid management and contract … Continued

How Finance Benefits from Online Vendor Management

This guest blog is by ELGL member Chris Van Beke, the cofounder and CEO of Vendor Registry. In the world of local government finance, purchasing is one the easiest and more immediate ways to help your organization be more efficient. In particular, implementing an online vendor management system will save both hard and soft costs … Continued

Innovative Models for Purchasing Public Sector Software

This guest blog is by ELGL member Chris Van Beke, the cofounder and CEO of Vendor Registry. As a public purchasing professional you’ve likely become accustomed to doing more with less, while expectations in both procurement visibility and efficiency continue to grow. The challenges you’re likely facing run the gamut: limited to non-existent budgets, mid-year … Continued

Podcast: Engagement with Jay Dawkins, CEO of PublicInput

Jay Dawkins CEO PublicInput.com LinkedIn | Twitter Meeting people where they are. Jay Dawkins the CEO of PublicInput joined the podcast to talk about community engagement and reaching more people through engagement. Jay shared his career path to leading a software company and how they work with local governments. He talked about pitfalls in engagement … 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

Podcast: Building Trust through Strategic Planning with Kevin Knutson, Envisio

Kevin Knutson Vice President of Customer Success Envisio LinkedIn | Twitter Trust and accountability in local government. Kevin Knutson, the Vice President of Customer Success at Envisio, joined the podcast to talk about strategic planning, accountability and his view on the biggest challenges facing local governments. He also shared how Envisio, a software company, is helping … Continued

Civic Tech Chat Features ELGL

First, ELGL interviewed Ryan Koch, Civic Tech Chat on the GovLove podcast, and now, Civic Tech Chat features ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. From Civic Tech Chat: This week we talk to Kent Wyatt founder of Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) about the ‘why’ that drives him forward, the ELGL organization, and the GovLove podcast. This podcast swap seeks to help … Continued

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