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Entries in Granicus Open Platform (20)


Granicus Open Platform User Training Now Available!

The Granicus Open Platform solution is the fastest, easiest, and most cost-effective way to start webcasting your government meetings live and on-demand. And in that spirit, the Granicus Training Team is now offering a fast, easy, and free way to hone your skills and learn how to use all of the features included with the Open Platform solution. We are now offering on-demand training sessions and a weekly 1-hour live training session for all Open Platform users or anyone interested in learning more about it! If you are interested in accessing these sessions contact me to get the link- it's free!

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Configuring your Video Player for Maximum Government Transparency

There is a term we've coined here at Granicus it's called the "Integrated Public Record." This is the ability to provide citizens a completely transparent view into your government meetings and proceedings within a single video player. Our player facilitates this by combining video, public records, index points, and making all of this "sharable" across the web!

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See Government in Action: U.S. House Advances Transparency with Video

The U.S. House recently rolled out a redesigned website that features an entire live and on-demand video library,, to give citizens a “front-row seat in the U.S. House of Representatives chambers,” according to the feature story on the U.S. House website.

The launch of video portal marks a very exciting milestone in the government transparency movement at the federal level of government.

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Maximizing Public Access to Colorado State Senate and House Proceedings

Deb Lastowka is the Lead Television Director, overseeing all broadcast coverage of the Colorado House of Representatives and the State Senate for the Colorado Channel.

A few years back, former Speaker of the House, Andrew Romanoff had a vision of lifting the gold dome off of the Colorado State Capitol to provide Coloradans with the opportunity to watch the Colorado General Assembly at work.   The idea was that this programming could educate a new generation of civic leaders and voting citizens, thus playing a leading role in creating a civic culture in Colorado.

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How to Publish Granicus Videos to your Website 

Are you looking for a way to distribute your videos across multiple pages on your website, beyond just the archive library you’ve created with Granicus? This is actually proven to be one of the top ways to attract more visitors to your content—we discussed this in a recent webinar, Webinar Highlights: Keys to Success with Government Video.  

This post will show you how to use the Granicus Platform to do this. And, for end-users that just want to share already published government content on their own websites—there’s a tip in here for you too!

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Jan072011 and the House Rules Committee Increase Transparency with Granicus

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.

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Los Angeles Leverages the Granicus API to Enhance Public Access Without Disrupting Existing Workflows

The City of Los Angeles was one of our first customers to connect in-house systems with Granicus through the Granicus API. This enabled them to enhance public access to council meetings without requiring staff to change the way the run their public meetings using in-house software.

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