Pension Primer: Need to Align Technology, Processes and Members’ Preferences

Lori Walsh leads Avenu’s team for developing and deploying the Clearview Pension Administration System (CPAS). A veteran of dozens of successful implementations for administrators of defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid plans, Lori is in a unique position to comment on the changes underway within the industry.

Operating Local Government at the Speed of GIS

Amy Walters is a senior product manager in the Finance & Tax group of Avenu Insights & Analytics. For much of her career she has worked to deliver products leveraging GIS technology. Here she explains the relevance of this to Avenu and its importance and value to customers.

Bucking the Revenue Trend in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

By Jeff Downes, City Manager, Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Court Rules Against Short-term Rental Companies

By Jonathan Gerth, Esq., Avenu Vice President of Tax and Audit Services

Smart Government Is Simple Government for County Clerks/Recorders

Saish Gadamsetty has been building systems for county clerks and recorders for nearly two decades. Here he discusses the changing nature of these professional roles, how today’s technology supports the shift, and how this leads to improved citizen engagement.

How Governments Can Address the Document Deluge

Ann Kirkbride is Avenu’s senior product manager for the Digital Processing Group. For much of her career she has served state and local government by introducing  records management technologies such as OCR data extraction and intelligent automation for auto-indexing/redaction. Here she discusses the state of records management for governments and solutions to keep serving citizens in the decades ahead. 

Compliance Auditing – Short Video Shows How Cities Can Raise More Revenue

Compliance auditing can have many meanings, but for Avenu and its clients it means higher revenue from franchise fees and various taxes that are not paid in full or at all.  See the short video on how this works!

The Future of Technology in Local Government

Local government staff and citizens are demanding the same types of interactive experiences from their governments that they get from the private sector. According to Avenu’s IT Managed Services leader Roger Murphy, this is propelling jurisdictions to embrace the “everything as a service” model.

How One California City Captured More Short-Term Rental Revenue

Richmond, California shows how consumers, proprietors and the government benefit from short-term rentals.
Reprinted from Fox and Hounds.

Are You Being Audited? These Tips Can Turn the Experience into a Strength

[The following article is shared via the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association.]