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2013-05-13 12:32:58

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strapped budgets and stretched-thin staff have prompted many city, county and state government entities to seek new ways to conduct business and to meet the service, transparency and policy demands of constituents. Next month, about 150 public officials from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio will gather in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the annual ImageSoft Government Summit to explore how technology and collaborative projects can...

2013-05-07 23:26:58

Enhancement Designed to Improve Citizen and Government Interaction. MANHATTAN, KS (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 CivicPlus, the leading developer of government websites and comprehensive community engagement software, announced the launch of its new Facilities and Reservations upgrade today, which adds capabilities for easier reservations, mapping integration and streamline payment processes. CivicPlus´ enhanced Facilities and Reservations module now provides citizens the ability to view...

2013-05-01 23:02:56

Site Ranks High on CivicPlus' 6 Stages of Digital Community Engagement Scale. MANHATTAN, Kan. (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 In the Borough of State College, Penn., digital community engagement isn´t just a “nice-to-have,” it´s an expectation. But with a diverse population running the gamut of college students attending Penn State University to retirees, that expectation doesn´t just start with the citizens — it´s driven home by leaders within the Borough´s...

2013-04-23 08:40:54

E-Government satisfaction stable, changes needed to improve satisfaction according to ACSI and ForeSee ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in three visitors to federal government websites are accessing those sites via a mobile phone or tablet, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Satisfaction Index, released today in partnership with customer experience analytics firm ForeSee. (Logo:...

2013-03-31 23:04:16

The Borough of Paramus, New Jersey has gone live with Mitchell Humphrey & Co.´s FastTrackGov® software. Citizens can now directly communicate 24/7/365 with their town through its new centralized Licenses, Requests/Complaints, Code Enforcement, and Permitting Software Borough Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The Borough of Paramus, New Jersey has added several citizen services to its web site, through FastTrackGov (FTG), including a dynamic Citizen Portal. “We knew...

2013-03-19 12:30:45

Enhanced tools, translation features help cities turn inquiries into community improvements; updated app, Community Catalyst Program give citizens new ways to engage NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PublicStuff, the digital communications system for improving access to city services, today released a new version of its solution to help local governments turn civic inquiries into tangible community improvements. PublicStuff has added new features that benefit both city...

2013-03-12 08:33:26

Citizens Cite Teleworking as a Worthy Investment CLAREMONT, N.H., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As spending dominates the dialogue on Capitol Hill, Americans are nearly unanimous in the belief that the federal government needs to reduce its expenses, with the vast majority believing that technology is a catalyst for allowing government to do more with less, according to a new survey released by Red River, a leading federal information technology (IT) services provider. The...

2013-02-06 08:29:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen satisfaction with e-government remains near an all-time high and continues to outperform the satisfaction with the federal government overall, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Satisfaction Index, released today in partnership with customer experience analytics the firm ForeSee. The E-Government Satisfaction Index dips slightly to a 75 on the study's 100-point scale from 75.3, which is far above the...

2013-01-23 10:23:29

Forging public and private partnerships that encourage broadband access for people with disabilities may help bridge a technological divide that hinders them from reaching their potential, according to an international team of researchers. Besides connecting people who have disabilities with resources that may help them become more independent, equipping them with broadband technology can also benefit society and ease the financial burden on taxpayers, said Krishna Jayakar, associate...

2012-12-20 16:27:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett ushered in a new era of transparency and accountability in state government today with the launch of Pennsylvania's transparency website, known as PennWATCH at http://www.pennwatch.pa.gov. Corbett was joined today by the primary sponsors of the PennWATCH act, Rep. Jim Christiana, R-Beaver, and Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh Valley. "Pennsylvanians deserve to know how their tax dollars are being allocated and spent,"...