Why Your Financial System May Be Letting You Down for Year-Round Budget Management

The short answer: Financial management systems, or ERPs, are simply not made for local government budgeting.

These outdated tools have no notion of budget workflow, no way to structure your capital planning process or its fiscal impact, and no way to accurately model your true workforce plan or create what-if scenarios. Most budgets built on an ERP budget module end up less thought-out, more siloed, and in multiple systems, including spreadsheets.

There’s a better way to plan, budget, manage, and engage for each fiscal year, allowing you to overcome the challenges of an outdated system and make a greater impact with your budget.

Watch this webinar to find a better way to budget and best practices for:

  • Aligning the budget to strategic priorities, goals, and initiatives
  • Building operating scenarios to handle future unknowns and drive decisions today
  • Maximizing your workforce budget through greater accuracy and forecasting
  • Collecting and prioritizing capital projects to maximize your impact
  • Getting your council, your executives, and your community all aligned and engaged in your progress
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Samantha Chandler

Solutions Engineer, OpenGov

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Christine Simon

Solutions Engineer, OpenGov

Thousands of agencies trust OpenGov to power more effective and accountable government