RSS (Really Simple Syndication) can save your constituency a ton of time and effort when trying to stay informed of what's happening in their government—the latest meetings, events, policy, or records. Through RSS, content can be delivered directly to subscribers in realtime—as soon as it's published.
It’s 2011 and everyone has a list of resolutions. To help you achieve success and avoid some common pitfalls causing you to hit snooze button instead of hitting the treadmill or decide that your resolution is “no more resolutions!”— I wanted to give you a simple tip to make just one part of your job easier: maintaining the health of your Granicus encoder.
The 112th U.S. Congress kicked off its first legislative session Wednesday in a live broadcast from the House floor reaching millions of viewers on Facebook and the Granicus network. This set the tone for what's to come in the new year from Congress—a stronger commitment to transparency and accountability.
As government agencies implement the Granicus Citizen Participation Suite, citizens across the country are being given the opportunity to conveniently engage in the legislative process like never before—without leaving their home!
Happy Holidays everyone. 2010 has been a great year and we have a lot to celebrate and to be thankful for.
For starters, Granicus just celebrated its 11th birthday on Dec 17th—it’s hard for me to believe that we have been around that long!
As we all look forward and pledge to make 2011 even better, I thought I would offer up a list of “Top Picks from 2010” to not only showcase some of our innovative and outstanding clients, but to give y’all ideas for improving your usage of Granicus solutions. As we venture into 2011, one thing every agency will be pressured to do is make their communications even more timely and relevant. These top picks do just this—they are real-world examples of government being effective with video communications. Enjoy!
Last week’s webinar, Top 5 Ways to Increase Website Traffic with Video, attracted over 60 government agencies across the U.S. and Canada. While video becomes a powerful tool for transparency and accountability, government staff members across all different departments are still trying to find ways to use it effectively—to not only attract a wider audience to their website, but also to build public trust.