Watch our interactive discussion with Wendie Leest, Director, Customer Success, Questica, Chris Adams, President, Balancing Act, and Doug Fletcher, Project Manager & Implementation Specialist, Questica, and with special guest speakers, Shayne Kavanagh, Senior Manager, Research, GFOA, and Aaron Mertz, Management Assistant, City of Phoenix, on utilizing software to present data visualizations on key public-facing indicators to engage the public around budget policies.
With mounting unpredictability caused by the global pandemic, finance officers have been faced with tough questions, like: How can I adapt plans to accommodate the current and forecasted needs of my organization? What are the new priorities facing organizations like mine? What resources are available to help? CaseWare, Questica, and F.H. Black Inc. have come together to discuss: – Working Remotely Together – Leveraging the right tools to gain productivity and maximizing efficiency – Remodel budgeting using intelligent processes
Get the latest perspectives on the top priorities for local government finance departments. Watch a replay of our one-hour session with experts from Questica, Balancing Act and F.H. Black and Company. This session highlights: • Digital government • Finance analytics and data analysis • Transforming budgeting to rolling forecasts • Citizen engagement and transparency
Through 2020, the City of Greensboro, NC, has leveraged strategic thinking with innovative technology for more accurate scenario planning and to create timely reports to aid in budget balancing. Watch our fireside chat shared at the Infor gov2021 Virtual Summit with Leah Price, Budget Database Specialist for the City of Greensboro and Mike Newsome, Customer Success Associate at Questica.
Understanding local government finance can be complex to understand for experienced and newly elected government officials. Decision-making for fiscal health is no small task, especially in today’s economic landscape. Communicating financial management to elected officials is a critical skill.
This session covers best-practices, like: • How to get the conversation started with newly elected officials • Tips to show how budgeting is a part of the strategic plan • Steps explaining why financial policies and long-term planning is important • Common obstacles newly elected officials face and how you can help
COVID-19 has created increased demands and budget challenges for local governments, and organizations have been making tough decisions to meet these needs. Watch our half hour session with Tara Walker, and André Aberdeen, Questica, and panelist, Wendy Wiebe, Manager of Finance, Lacombe County, presented at CAGFO Annual Virtual Conference 2020, where we outline common budgeting challenges public sector organizations are facing today, including budget and spending reductions. Watch our discussion with Lacombe County to learn how finance departments have had to transform their budgeting strategies and practices in the face of our current climate, to improve performance and efficiency.
While every public sector organization is unique, there are some common steps that can be taken to get started with performance management. Watch this webinar where we will introduce your organization on how performance management can improve your budgeting process for better alignment to the strategic plan and more successful outcomes. Jana El Sarraj, from our Consulting Services team will explain how public sector organizations can begin refining how they operate, and how to link the budget to performance measures.
Join us for this one-hour session with Senior Consultant, Charlie Francis, and panelists, Mike Newsome, Customer Success Associate and Kelly Weaver, Budget Director, Frederick County gives you a breakdown of how to overcome the common budgeting challenges public sector organizations face today, and how to offer solutions to these obstacles.
In this session, our team will discuss: • Storytelling – Bringing the budget to life! • Internal collaboration • Stakeholder engagement • Data integrity – how to trust the numbers • Changing projections
NCLGBA Summer Virtual Conference Webinar – FY21 and the Quest for a Balanced Budget
Public Sector Budgeting Solutions
Chris Gulka, Project Manager, Questica; Lesley Reder, Budget & Performance Manager, City of Concord; Jon Decker, Director, Budget & Evaluation, City of Greensboro; Leah Price, Budget Database Specialist, City of Greensboro; Eric Olmedo, Assistant City Manager - Administrative Services, City of High Point; Laura Altizer, Senior Budget Analyst, City of High Point; Michael Hawley, Senior Account Executive, Government & K-12, Questica
Three cities. One Crisis. A shared budget system. Join Questica customers, Concord, Greensboro, and High Point for a chat with Senior Account Executive, Michael Hawley, on informed decision making and scenario planning during a budget season upended by COVID-19. They’ll discuss how Questica’s budget software helped them make accurate projections, run various reduction scenarios, and create timely reports to aid in budget balancing.