Federal government officials & entities can now dial mobile phones for telephone town halls.

NEW DECLARATORY RULING Federal government officials & entities can now dial mobile phones for telephone town halls. Breaking News: The FCC issues Declaratory Ruling authorizing federal government officials and entities like you to reach thousands more constituents on their mobile phones. The ruling released today allows the 47% mobile-only constituent demographic to receive automated phone…

When constituents talk back

Since the advent of broadcast communication, damage control has been a top priority for public figures and elected officials. Unfortunately, what has evolved is a status quo of ersatz communication. Public demand to see behind the curtain of bureaucracy is often met with ambiguity, evasive maneuvers, and open-ended statements that have elevated the science of…

Did you miss it?

Posted by Becky Baylor; Help Desk Support Manager Last week, we presented "Signal CRM: What's Next?" to Signal CRM users in DC to highlight the new efficient mail processing features that will be available in Signal 1.3, which is currently being rolled out to offices. Our staff will be reaching out to offices on an…

Colorado uses Google Apps to make life easier for employees and citizen

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer Exciting to see great companies like SalesForce and Google push their platforms/technology into Government. This is a nice little video from Google. From ConnectedGovernment.org

Bringing Silicon Valley to Congress

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer Great article posted by Jason Putorti, written by Congressional Candidate Ro Khanna.“Bringing Silicon Valley to Congress.”  From ConnectedGovernment.org

Brookhurst Street: Finding inspiration from my past

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer The exit we took to get to our office. It seems like ages ago when my business partners and I started our company. One of our first “real” offices (other offices included garages, homes, and wherever else the rent was cheap) was on Brookhurst Street – a spacious…

Signal 1.3 is on its way!

Posted by Becky Baylor; Help Desk Manager We're excited to share our latest release Signal 1.3! This release is focused on streamlining mail processing, so you'll notice there are fewer clicks, more grouping and selecting options, and new efficiency features like macros and shortcut keys. As always, we've been listening to your feedback, so we've…

Know Thy Customer

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer Great article from the Washington Post on the McDonald’s turnaround. “This is what happens when McDonald’s listens to its customers.” Boils down to last quote in the article which pretty much sums up everything all great company’s must do: “I think listening to the customer is going to…

What makes a company sizzle?

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer Is it the buzz? Spin? Maybe, it’s the price? Or, a company’s amazing support? This year, the company I founded is totally focused on its core product and core competence – iConstituent CRM. Our goal is simple: make a product that people really want and LOVE. It’s a…

GovTech Fund

Posted by Zain Khan; Chief Executive Officer Kudos to Ron Bouganim and Tim O’Reilly at the GovTech Fund. Not only do they see the enormous opportunities that lie ahead in the government/technology space, they are also making big and exciting investments. Via ConnectedGovernment.org