Our One Year Old Is Something of a Prodigy

But don’t take our word for it … In case you haven’t heard, ClearGov’s youngest product officially turns one next month. And like most parents, we couldn’t be more proud. Born out of necessity, ClearGov Budgets is the product of hundreds of conversations with finance committee members and local administrators who confided to us their… Continue reading Our One Year Old Is Something of a Prodigy

PSA for Local Governments: There’s Something Missing from Your Financials

(…and you’ll never get public consensus without it) At ClearGov, when we talk to local governments about transparency, we often hear a familiar refrain, ‘Thanks, but we’re already very transparent. We post our annual budget right on our website for everyone to see.’ They’re right, of course. With all the recent attention around OPEN data… Continue reading PSA for Local Governments: There’s Something Missing from Your Financials

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Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

The decline in local reporting means fewer watchdogs, a less informed electorate, and higher financing fees These days fewer and fewer residents show up at public meetings, an occurrence we’ve lamented in this space before. More troubling perhaps is the fact that in many towns across the country fewer journalists are in attendance. Among its… Continue reading Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

Cloud-Based Budgeting vs. Spreadsheets

Making a case for a modern approach to managing government spend Beyond the basic advantages that all cloud-based solutions offer, like anywhere/anytime access and timely, free updates, there are a whole host of reasons why it makes good fiscal sense for finance administrators at local governments and school districts to swap their unwieldy spreadsheets for… Continue reading Cloud-Based Budgeting vs. Spreadsheets

ClearGov Debuts Powerful New Project Communications Tool for Local Governments

Mission-driven startup introduces affordable, scalable way to keep interested residents informed about ongoing community projects Maynard, MA (3/14/19) – ClearGov, a leader in municipal technology, announced today it has introduced an easy new way for local governments and school districts to inform residents about capital projects and other important community initiatives. The new ClearGov Projects… Continue reading ClearGov Debuts Powerful New Project Communications Tool for Local Governments

Innovative Platform Modernizes the Budget Process for Local Governments and School Districts

ClearGov launches new budgeting and forecasting solution to compliment transparency platform. Maynard, MA (9/20/18) – ClearGov, a leader in municipal technology, announced today a new product that streamlines the budget-building process for local governments and school districts and allows them to more accurately and easily forecast expenses and funding. Designed in collaboration with existing ClearGov… Continue reading Innovative Platform Modernizes the Budget Process for Local Governments and School Districts

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ClearGov Launches Artificial Intelligence Platform to Compare Local Government Finances

Machine Learning Automatically Standardizes Municipal Accounting to Enable Peer-to-Peer Benchmarking Maynard, MA (5/8/18) – ClearGov, a leading municipal transparency and benchmarking platform, today announced an artificial intelligence platform to more accurately and automatically compare finances across municipalities.  The new technology helps local governments benchmark spending and funding across a state and national standardized chart of… Continue reading ClearGov Launches Artificial Intelligence Platform to Compare Local Government Finances

ClearGov Recognized Among New England’s Top Innovators

We’re excited to announce that ClearGov has been nominated for the 2018 New England Innovation Awards. Established in 1986 by the New England Business Association, the Innovation Awards recognize those companies that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. The Program has recognized almost 200 companies from… Continue reading ClearGov Recognized Among New England’s Top Innovators