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
Michael Hawley, Senior Account Executive, Government & K-12, Questica; 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
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
View our virtual panel session at GFOA 2020 National Conference, to learn more about ‘Data Analysis, Decision Making, and Long-Term Planning’ with Mike Newsome, Customer Success Associate, Questica and our customer, Steve Jenkins, Budget Director, City of Chesapeake, VA.
Hosted during our virtual Questica Connect 2020 event, tune in for a 50-minute session on ‘Best Practices for Communicating Financial Information’ presented by Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company Inc. In this session, Jamie will provide finance and budget officers with best practices they should employ when presenting financial data, including what makes for a good dashboard/info-graphic/executive summary, and what can go wrong when data isn’t communicated well.
Hosted during our virtual Questica Connect 2020 event, tune in for a 50-minute session on ‘Consultative Approach to Digital Budget Transformation’ with Questica’s Consulting Team. Our team will introduce you to how Budget Process Re-engineering and Change Management can transform your organization’s current budgeting process. Learn how you can work more effectively and create a framework that helps empowers public sector organizations to make real and effective change by implementing a more efficient process which results in more long-term success and benefits.
Hosted during our virtual Questica Connect 2020 event, tune in for a 50-minute session on ‘ADA/ AODA Requirements’ presented by Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company Inc. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) will require public sector organizations to remove barriers for activities and opportunities for disabled individuals. Join us for a session where Jamie Black delves into how organizations can prepare and respond to these acts, and how it impacts public sector organizations regarding communicating budget information going forward.
Hosted during our virtual Questica Connect 2020 event, tune in for a 50-minute session on ‘Stakeholder Engagement: From Crisis through to Recovery’, with Chris Adams, President, Balancing Act. Local government leaders and researchers have long sought effective ways to frame up budgetary issues for public participation. Chris Adam’s session demonstrations how budget simulations can be used for any type of budget to help with decision-making on personnel decisions, such as furloughs and compensation changes.
Hosted during our virtual Questica Connect 2020 event, tune in for a 50 minute session on ‘Directing Your Organization’s Narrative with Budget Transparency – Questica’s OpenBook’, with James Orr, Director of Product, Questica to discover how Questica’s OpenBook, our cloud-based transparency tool, can help you build transparency and trust by communicating your data visually. Watch James Orr show how Questica’s OpenBook Project Explorer visualization for Capital Budgets allows organizations to display on a map every infrastructure project, including the budget, actual spend, funding sources, and accompanying documentation, images, video, etc.
The ability to arm your organization with the information it needs to make critical decisions due to COVID-19 is a reality all public sector organization must face during this challenging time. Join Senior Consultant, Charlie Francis for one-hour session to learn how to manage your budget for cost savings and to strategically position your organization for the unknown. Discover the benefits of evidence-based policy making, and the importance of budget development and assessing programs during this webinar.