8 Local Government Public Dashboard Examples
Having a publicly available performance dashboard is one the best ways that local governments can build trust with the community while engaging employees.
It’s also really daunting.
Not only does it put all of your aspirations, accomplishments and setbacks out there for everyone to see, but you have to produce the data to populate it, maintain it, and get internal buy-in for greater organizational transparency and public accountability for outcomes. For many local government teams, it’s not just about launching a dashboard, but introducing cultural change.
Why You Need a Public Dashboard
From Data to Narrative: How the City of Maplewood Shares Progress with the Public
Today’s residents crave transparency from their governments. They want to know what projects are underway, what’s been done so far and what’s left to do. Sharing real data about your progress shows accountability and helps build trust and engagement.