GovSense Blog

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March 14, 2016

Planners: Stay on top of everything in the cloud

As we’re sure you know, keeping up with everything going on in your department sometimes seems impossible. Sticky notes, emails, public hearings – at some point, […]
March 10, 2016

Will the cloud really make us more efficient?

Given the amount of work that growing communities pile on to their local government departments, efficiency is a non-negotiable. After many years of consulting, we’ve found […]
March 8, 2016

The Cloud for Planners: Out with reactive, in with proactive

Staying on top of your tasks as a planner is hard enough. If the volume doesn’t slow down, finding a way to manage everything is imperative. […]
March 6, 2016

Will the cloud really save on costs?

The primary cost-savings in the cloud is two-fold. One: You can add capacity and horsepower when you need it. As the size of your department grows […]
January 26, 2016

GovTech Names GovSense in Top 100 Government-Focused Companies

We were thrilled to see our name listed among the top 100 companies focused on government customers by, the online publication of Government Technology magazine. […]
January 26, 2016

GovSense on TAG Radio

Our co-founder and CTO Gary McTall recently had the privilege to speak with Globalspeak President Frank Baia on TAG Radio. If you missed them on air, […]
December 11, 2015

GovSense on the Dana Barrett Show – Dec. 15

Don’t miss GovSense Co-founder & CTO Gary McTall live on the Dana Barrett show Tuesday, December 15th! Mark your calendar and tune in to Biz 1190 […]
December 3, 2015

Don’t let your government be a bad HOA meeting

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend my first Home Owners Association meeting. I’m sad to report that the condo complex in question is in […]
October 19, 2015

October Sprint-A-Thon

Another GovSense Sprint-A-Thon is in the books and unfortunately for #teamhaskell, #teamdrew took home the prize. It was an epic challenge that was deeply rooted in […]
October 14, 2015

Proud sponsors of #ELGL15

At GovSense, we’re proud to sponsor the #ELGL15 — a local government conference that will be held October 23 in Portland, Oregon. Local government leaders from […]