News You Can Use - March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018 – OpenGov

News You Can Use is a new blog series we’re kicking off at OpenGov to summarize top insights from the week that can help you govern better.

New Podcast Alert!

Searching for a new podcast? Governing kicked off a new podcast this week called “Go Public.” It explores “successful public-sector innovations and stories of government getting the job done.” Since everyone government wants to get the job done, it’s definitely worth a listen.

40% of People Say Governments Must Integrate Services and Social Media

According to a new Hootsuite report Hootsuite called The State of Social Media in Government in 2018, “the number of citizens who believe it is a priority for government to integrate digital services with social media has doubled to 40 percent.” Looking for ideas on how governments can use social media? Here’s a great guide from Government Technology.

Modern Budgeting Made Easy

Last week we hosted a webinar sharing Lawrence, Kansas’, best practices for building a modern budget. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Definitely worth a watch!

Category: Civic Engagement