5 Benefits of Open Government Data
Over the past decade, there has been a considerable trend towards greater openness and transparency with meaningful information concerning the public. From open source, to open content to open access, the public is steadily gaining a broader and more in-depth look at the underpinnings of society, and decision-making is gradually becoming more decentralized. The availability of data has previously been limited to executives and data specialists, whereas for everyone else, exposure to these sources is often delayed, intermittent, or simply unavailable.
Key Takeaways from 2016 ICMA Conference
The Envisio team recently attended the 102nd Annual ICMA Conference in beautiful Kansas City and with over 3,000 attendees at the event this will surely be remembered as one of the most popular conferences in ICMA history.
Simplifying the Language of Strategic Planning
If you have participated in more than one strategic planning session, you’ve probably noticed that the language used in strategic planning is varied and confusing. One person’s ‘Goal’ is another’s ‘Priority’. Discussions prevail over whether to call it a ‘Strategy’ or an ‘Objective’ and ‘Mission’ is often confused with ‘Vision’.