FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2019
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Office of the Mayor OpenGov
Patricia Resende Josh Ellars
Project Manager/Mayoral Aide Senior Director
(401) 529-3207 (760) 646-2407
East Providence chooses The OpenGov Cloud™ for budgeting, performance, communications, and reporting.
The City of East Providence partners with OpenGov to power effectiveness and accountability through budgeting, performance, and communications technology.
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI and REDWOOD CITY, CA – Today, the City of East Providence announced that it is partnering with OpenGov - the leader in budgeting and performance technology for government - to further increase its effectiveness and accountability.
“Since day one, it’s been my goal to improve the city’s operations and accountability, while enabling performance-driven government in East Providence,” Mayor Roberto L. DaSilva said. “My staff evaluated our options and various vendors including our ERP, ClearGov and Questica.
“To us, it was clear OpenGov was the most robust solution on the market. OpenGov’s ability to provide budgeting, performance, reporting and transparency capabilities in an easy-to-use platform is second to none.”
The OpenGov Cloud™ is the only integrated solution for budgeting, performance, communications, and reporting. East Providence is using OpenGov to streamline its budget process, improve collaboration across departments, track progress against its goals, and make more informed decisions. Governments using OpenGov spend on average 50 percent less time building their budgets, 80 percent less time developing reports, and free up around 1 percent of their budgets that can be reallocated to other vital public services.
“We are honored to partner with Mayor DaSilva and the City of East Providence, shared OpenGov CEO, Zac Bookman. “As the first Mayor of East Providence, Mayor DaSilva has taken the lead in making his city more effective and accountable.
“East Providence now has the workflows and insights it needs to better manage the budget, drive performance, and communicate initiatives and outcomes to the community.”
East Providence joins more than 2,000 city, county and state governments, special districts and schools that are partnering with OpenGov. Darien, Conn., Richmond, Va., Lincoln, Neb., and Newport, R.I., for example, all recently began using OpenGov to build and manage their budgets, track performance, develop strategic plans, and communicate strong narratives about projects, initiatives and plans.
About OpenGov: OpenGov is the leader in cloud-based solutions for government. The OpenGov Cloud™ is the only integrated cloud solution for budgeting, performance, communications and reporting. This multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) solution connects stakeholders to the budget process, engages them for real-time feedback, accurately forecasts personnel costs, and integrates with key government systems, resulting in improved outcomes, enhanced internal efficiencies, and more time for strategic planning. Over 2,000 public agencies use OpenGov -- including the State of Ohio; the City of Richmond, VA; Flagstaff, AZ; and Washington, DC. OpenGov was founded in 2012, and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Emerson Collective, 8VC, and Thrive Capital.
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