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February 16, 2023

Future of Municipal Websites

By: Ralph Nikischer If you ever have a few hours to spare, check out the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. It contains snapshots of websites dating back […]
January 31, 2023

Can local government leverage artificial intelligence?

By: Ralph Nikischer I don’t go through a day without hearing something about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it will disrupt everything. Recently, ChatGPT has been […]
April 14, 2022

Leadership Depends on Data, and Vice Versa

By: Tom Thomey It may not always feel like it, but I think local government has come a long way when it comes to technology. When […]
August 17, 2021

Leadership and Technology

At one time or another we have all believed in a premise that technology was going to revolutionize the way we operate and solve our problems. A technology’s promise of saving time drives our decisions to invest a lot of money, time, and resources.
June 3, 2021

An Address is to a Location as a Social Security Number is to a Person

The Value of a Clean Address Database The world is filled with millions of people and each person has a unique social security number assigned to […]
June 3, 2021

Utility Stakeholder Teams: A Collaborative Group Committed to Raising the Bar

Imagine you are responding to a water main break in the middle of the night and you need to quickly identify the water valves to turn […]