Garland, Texas is located north-east of Dallas where over 242,000 residents enjoy the City’s rich history and quality of life. In 2017, Garland was ranked as the 2nd best City in Texas and 17th overall in the U.S. for employment, as well as recognized as the 3rd best City for living the American Dream. The City appreciates the diversity of its residents and aims to provide a community of values where experiences are good for the individuals that make up their population.
Garland sought to implement a solution to replace their legacy budgeting software. Ideally, the new system could manage all aspects of their budget planning, review, and adoption, as well as interface with other systems that supported the City’s budget activities. By choosing the Questica Budget suite for operating, salaries and capital budgets, Garland has an end-to-end system for managing their $739 million annual budget. Integrating seamlessly with their Cayenta financial system, Questica Budget will help the City streamline their budgeting process with workflow, approvals and role-based security. Staff can create unlimited what-if scenarios, decision packages and multi-year budgets, plus forecasts and generate dashboards and reports for faster, data-driven decision making.
With the opportunity to budget more efficiently, the City of Garland can stay on top of their budgeting priorities and continue providing a high level of value and service to their community.