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Local Governments Embody Digital Leadership In Their COVID-19 Response

Jonathon Knight
Jonathon Knight
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The COVID-19 outbreak has dealt a shock to the local governments responsible for managing their community’s response. But if a silver lining were possible in all this, it is certainly how individuals, organizations, and companies have risen to the moment and rallied around innovative solutions, technologies, and partnerships to address some of our most pressing civic challenges. At Accela, our teams have aligned even more closely with our agency customers worldwide as we navigate this new reality. Whether it is using our tools to conduct business online, provide mobile or video inspection capabilities for field workers, or enable a remote workforce, agencies continue to impress with their ability to go the extra mile to keep their communities safe…. Continue reading

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How COVID-19 Will Reshape Public-Private Partnerships

Heidi Lorenzen
Heidi Lorenzen
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The following article was originally posted on the National League of Cities’ CitiesSpeak blog on April 29, 2020. As local officials across the country respond to the novel coronavirus, many are realizing there is a unique opportunity to rethink what the new normal should be. More importantly, how might it be better than where we’ve come from. I have already seen examples of great efforts emerging like the one from NLC to ensure that local governments of all sizes have the financial support they need that give me hope for a brighter future. I believe there are two positives that will come from this time we are experiencing now…. Continue reading
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