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Be Like San Jose: Save Time and Paper by Going Digital

Office clerk searching for files

If you’re a city clerk, you know full well that the job can be hectic—filled with a deluge of time-sensitive items that often require considerable amounts of person power. That’s how the City of San Jose Clerk’s Office felt as it dealt with handling its citizen boards and meeting agenda preparation. The boards process was… Read more »


Does Your Government Website Use SSL? Here’s Why It Should.

SSL certificate

While browsing the web, you’ve probably noticed that some website URLs start with “http” while others start with “https”. The extra “s” may seem small, and perhaps barely noticeable to the less savvy user, but that little letter has big implications on website security. So, what does the extra “s” mean, and why should government… Read more »



Pinellas County Cut Agenda Item Approval Time by 75 Percent—Here’s How They Did It

Meeting and Agenda item approval

Paper processes can make getting things done in government difficult. Or in the case of Pinellas County, Florida, it can make it nearly impossible. Imagine this: You’re an employee for the county government and need to get board approval before your department can do something critical to its mission. That should be a pretty simple… Read more »





What You Need to Know—and What Granicus is Doing—About GDPR

GDPR

GDPR goes into effect on May 25. Do you know what it is? If you’re in the U.S., maybe not. But this policy is already shaping the way companies around the globe are handling sensitive information—which could include yours. GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation, a sweeping new set of laws under the… Read more »