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One-Stop Shop for Government to Business
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When is a One-Stop shop not a One-Stop shop?

The Center for Digital Government’s 2017 Government to Business experience winners were mostly all cities, including Los Angeles and Long Beach who I’ve previously analysed. But what about fellow winner from the state of Indiana, INBiz? This week they got a bit of media attention with over 250,000 businesses now registered and conducting business with them online […]


by Gavin Atkinson • January 17, 2018
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Why reinvent the wheel? Open source & Government to Business portals

This week the Minneapolis Business Portal went live. And if you’re familiar with Long Beach’s Business Portal you may even give it a second glance. Why? The City of Minneapolis re-uses Long Beach’s tried and tested design and code base, bringing to market a great product much faster than starting from scratch. Open source and […]


by Gavin Atkinson • January 8, 2018
Haverhill MA business portal
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Bringing the personal touch to government portals

Personalization of Government to Business portals is often seen as the silver bullet in building and managing the relationship with business owners and start-ups. Its natural for government to gravitate towards personalized portals when there are plenty of businesses in their jurisdiction and their digital expectations grow to demand a personal end-to-end experience online. There’s […]


by Gavin Atkinson • December 28, 2017
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Niche Government to Business portals: Part 3

Apologies for the delay in this final article in my series on specialized Government to Business portals. I’ve been away on my annual vacation with my family. Back on board now and ready to help you again! Switzerland is another great example of how governments worldwide are better managing their risk exposure and fast tracking […]


by Gavin Atkinson • December 19, 2017