September 3, 2015    /    by

Advice from Future Self at Accela Engage

I recently covered an event in Los Angeles focused on the future of civic technology, Accela Engage 2015.

With all this talk about the future of civic technology, this was the perfect place to ask government employees: If you could go back in time, what one piece of advice would you tell yourself about using technology in your current job? Hear thoughts from local government agencies in California, Oklahoma, Georgia and Missouri in this latest GovGirl video.

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July 10, 2015    /    by

4 Ways to Constantly Come Up with Social Media Content

1. Establish Google Alerts

June 16, 2015    /    by

Gaining Social Media Buy-In for Government

There are many reasons governments want social media buy-in from management, and one strategy you can use to obtain it is to utilize the social traffic you'll gain from a major weather event. READ MORE