Each year during the planning phase of the CSAC Annual Meeting, we try to add some new events that enhance the value of the conference. This year, there are a few events that we urge attendees to take full advantage of – both taking place prior to the official Kick-Off Session.
Today, CSAC is rolling out our new website. We are confident you will find it easier-to navigate, more informational and just better looking.
CSAC will be holding its inaugural Innovation Summit immediately prior to our Annual Meeting in Los Angeles County. This Innovation Summit is designed specifically to help county officials learn creative solutions other local governments are using to lower the cost of doing business, grow and sustain economic development, enhance citizen quality of life, and improve infrastructure
At a recent CSAC Institute course, the topic was county information technology services. A key message delivered during the course was how counties need to work toward better use of information technology to efficiently deliver services to residents. And that’s exactly what Nevada County is doing through its My Neighborhood GIS Application. This isn’t a program for which you need an IT degree to figure it out. It’s very user-friendly.
I had the privilege of attending the recent annual conference of the California Association of Public Information Officials. While attendance was down slightly this year due to budget constraints, enthusiasm remained high among local government PIOs. “Thinking outside the box” and “doing more with less” were two common themes and discussion points. These are themes that [...]