Budget is the most important document policy that the government has to produce every year, so the way to process it must be effective, efficient, and secure.
FREMONT, CA: The budget is the most critical and time-consuming policy document that every year a government has to generate. Moreover, the governments, while developing the budget, are cautious and protective about the entire procedure as it is politically important and sensitive as a document. However, if the system is familiar does not mean it will be an efficient, effective, or secured method of budget.
The government uses Microsoft Excel to develop its budget, but it will be better for them to make use of OpenGov. When the government is using Excel, they might have to deal with several issues, like if a person has not saved the file or left it open, others from the organizations cannot edit the document. The budget staffs also have to wait for their contribution and even have to resolve the edited and sloppily files. This extra work is time-consuming yet could have been done in a strategic method.
By considering the advantages and comforts of Excel, OpenGov has generated its budgeting and performance software so that it can maintain every best feature of Excel. At the same time, it enhances the parts where it has issues. Here are two of the methods in which OpengGov can assist the government.
1. Conducting Live Collaboration
OpenGov’s Budgeting and Performance Software helps the budget staff to perform live collaboration on the budget document. While collaborating, they also do not have to sacrifice data integrity. With OpenGov, the government can also make proper budget proposals, and it will affect the budget when it is live. They can also share the projects with the other employees in the department or even across the organizations.
2. Compatible with Data Platforms
The OpenGov can be incorporated with every data platforms that help the budgeting and performance platforms to stay updated and also reorganize their underlying data. Since every proposal is developed from the online platform of OpenGov, it is not necessary to update the reports or projections manually. The OpenGov portal will deal with every minute detail on behalf of the government.