Granicus offers various solutions depending on the needs of each government or local administration agency.
- Agenda Management
Granicus’ Legislative Management Suite, powered by Legistar technology, allows government staff to easily manage the entire legislative process from start to finish. From drafting files, through assignment to various departments, to final approval, this suite is an automated solution designed to reduce workloads and create a more efficient method for managing decisions.
It helps governments organize, store, and easily retrieve electronic documents all in one system. It also maintains all legislative data and tracks each item’s path through the entire process. Plus, it allows staff to quickly and easily publish agenda and minutes documents to the Web, helping ensure records availability and promote government transparency.
2. Meeting Efficiency
The Granicus Meeting Efficiency software features automated solutions to streamline the public meeting process and modernize minutes creation. It helps clerk staff save countless hours in their post-meeting workflow and can provide elected officials with a more effective way to participate during a meeting. Granicus’ Meeting Efficiency software combines action-style minutes with a digital recording of proceedings and publishes an integrated public record through your website, all while helping you save time and cut costs.
3. Citizen Engagement
Granicus’ Citizen Engagement tools suggest an efficient way to hear from a broader group of residents. With SpeakUp and eComment, it’s easy for more people to contribute ideas for community improvement and provide feedback on current initiatives. These tools are a convenient way for citizens to stay engaged in the governing process and in turn, help the organization collect timely and actionable input from citizens.
Granicus’ Webcasting offerings help agencies stream and archive public meetings and important records online and creates an unprecedented level of openness, both from a stationary location of with our Portable Encoder. Leveraging a powerful media management solution, organizations can easily publish content on their website, link related documents and provide keyword searching for citizens. And by using reports on visitor trends, agencies can quickly gauge interest in the most important issues.
5. Boards and Commissions
Designed specifically for government meeting body appointment management, Boards and Commissions goes beyond any other product with a deeper set of citizen application and appointment efficiency tools. The end result is significant time and cost savings for your staff and greater public awareness of the boards and commissions appointment process.
- Keep the public informed of active public bodies and membership online
- Allow community members to apply for boards through your website
- Create your own application forms
- Manage board rosters, appointments workflows, and vacancies
- Generate cost savings with a paperless strategy
6. Records Management
Granicus Records Management is the evolution of making the clerk and recorder’s office an ever-more efficient gateway of public information and day-to-day business, helping automate government records offices with a streamlined, centralized application. Many of the first-generation technologies that were deployed to handle these processes have become outdated and are a pain point for clerks.
The Granicus Records Management software addresses the full life cycle of the land (deeds, titles, etc.) and vitals (birth, marriage or death certificates) records processes, including the ability to handle eCommerce transactions and court case eFiling. The open architecture design allows for implementation and seamless integration with other departments or software solutions, including third-party enterprise imaging and workflow systems.
7. Website Management
Paired with the other offerings, this application provides an integrated, seamless online experience with a website that delivers content to users wherever they might be while also creating a deeper experience when they are on the website. The basic features of this application are the following:
- Responsive Web Design and Development
- Comprehensive Content Management System
- Mobile Application Development
- Citizen Request Management Tool and App