Category: ProudCity News

Digital government news from ProudCity (September 2022)

Digital government news Why and how to compress PDFs Reducing PDF sizes makes it easier for the public to access these types of files. Request for Proudly Serving feedback: Speak plainly A new Proudly Serving chapter, written by Echa Schneider, titled Speak plainly is ready for public review and feedback. Locals’ .gov adoption is getting … Continued

Digital government news from ProudCity (August 2022)

Digital government news Register for the (free) 2022 Federal Plain Language Summit The event will highlight plain language successes in federal agencies at all stages of the communications journey. Building an inclusive culture at the Government Digital Service GDS CEO Tom Read shares why creating a safe, diverse and inclusive culture for staff matters. Request … Continued

Digital government news from ProudCity (July 2022)

Digital government news Team care in a crisis “Thanks to a culture of team care our leaders fostered.” The California Office of Digital Innovation shares how it got through COVID-19 response efforts. Senators ask DOJ to enforce accessibility rules for state and local websites A group of 10 Democratic senators asked the Justice Department to … Continued

Digital government news from ProudCity (June 2022)

Digital government news The case for simplified, text-based government websites E.Republic Executive Editor Paul Taylor makes the case to think simple when it comes to digital services. How to thoughtfully name government services “When a name doesn’t fit, it’s confusing and can lead to misunderstandings,” says the Canada Digital Service. Innovate with purpose A new … Continued

Digital government news from ProudCity (May 2022)

Digital government news Spark community joy ELGL Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt shares actionable advice and steps for showcasing and celebrating local government services. How cities are tapping federal aid to make major tech upgrades American Rescue Plan Act funding is being used to upgrade digital services. How GSA is remaking USA.gov An effort is underway … Continued

Digital government news from ProudCity (April 2022)

Digital government news Is it time for a new local government website? ELGL shares our suggestions for performing a diagnostics test on your website to see if it’s time for a change. Multi-factor authentication primer ProudCity has a new MFA primer on how to better secure your online accounts. Routing & switching is not ‘sexy’ … Continued

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