Data Insights Part 1: The power of data storytelling
Miami, FL partners with mySidewalk for data storytelling to improve citywide performance
Data 101: A Guide for Local Governments
This guide has been produced by Govlaunch with content inspired by the Govlaunch community and with support from molti.com - a flexible business process management platform enabling better collaboration across stakeholders.
Innovators of New Zealand: 10 Ways Cities are Driving Change
Local authorities in New Zealand are embracing new ways to modernise their services, streamline their efforts and improve citizens’ lives. Here are 10 stand-out innovation projects across the country.
GIS mapping is the cure to data overload
Now more than ever, local governments see the need to harness data. The smart ones are putting this data to use through mapping and visualization tools to better understand it and engage with residents.
Cities get creative to divert waste from landfills
Through key partnerships and piloting new techniques, local governments are finding ways to keep even more items from the trash heap.
Cities leverage new technology to find & fill potholes
Local governments are turning to tools like AI and machine learning to make pothole repair more efficient, more environmentally friendly, and most cost-effective.
DC finds partner to engage in more playful engagement
Josh Silver, from the DC Office of Planning and Dr. Benjamin Stokes Founder of the Playful City Lab at American University talk about their collaborative work to bring more playfulness into community engagement and share some examples of their work in action.
7 ways drones are piloting local government innovation
Cities and counties are turning to small unmanned aircraft to do everything from finding missing people to removing weeds and supporting those experiencing homelessness.
Communities invite residents into the budgeting process
Local governments are embracing participatory budgeting to drive more inclusive, transparent, and effective financial decisions.
U.S. Census: A tool for citizen engagement
Innovators Stephanie Reid, Executive Director Philly Counts 2020, Melissa Bird, Executive Director, District Census 2020 and Michael Baskin, an advisor to the Foundation for Civic Leadership, team up with Govlaunch to share strategies for effective census engagement and how this process may be the gateway to establishing robust citizen engagement overall.
Darebin, VIC fast-tracks tree canopy expansion
The city’s Rapid Canopy Project is set to plant 6,000 trees in just 15 months. Many of the plantings utilise nature strips or small parcels of public land.
6 tips for launching a successful innovation project
Aurora, IL’s former Chief Innovation Officer, Adrienne Holloway, Ph.D. shares advice on gaining stakeholder buy-in and setting yourself up for success with your next innovation project.
Cities turn to Minecraft to engage younger residents
Local governments are creating worlds in the popular video game to encourage residents to better understand their cities and make suggestions on how to improve them.
Citizen Engagement Part 6: Want a better civic experience?
Clay County, FL looks to Granicus for full suite citizen engagement from online services to communications
Clay County, FL