7 Common Challenges Facing Your Local Government: How to Overcome Them
by Colleen McKenna
on July 14, 2017
Your citizens are depending on you to improve their quality of life by using resources responsibly and spending their tax dollars smarter. However, even with your best efforts, there are seven common challenges that may be complicating your local government operations and negatively affecting citizen satisfaction and service delivery.
Losing tasks in piles of paper work orders
Relying on whiteboards and sticky notes to keep track of work
Entering redundant data in multiple systems
Creating data silos with disparate spreadsheets for each department
Lacking data to back up your budget requests
Leaving FEMA dollars on the table after a disaster
Dealing with audits that uncover deficient record keeping
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