What you need to know about privacy, data security and GDPR compliance right now ... | InspireHUB

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation enacted this May came packed with some serious headaches for corporate gatekeepers responsible for protecting users' personal information and unprecedented penalties for those who don't adhere to it.  And it's not just impacting organizations in the 28 countries of the EU.  If you track, hold and manage data for anyone that lives in them, you're on the hook.

While there's no magic bullet to get you on the right side of this sweeping legislation fast, there are a handful of things to help your marketing and IT departments make the changes needed now.

Here’s what you need to know about keeping the user data you are entrusted with safe and in compliance.


3 Ways Municipal Apps Create Thriving Cities | InspireHUB


As smartphones have become increasingly faster and more adept in their processing capabilities, mobile apps have followed suit, offering more user-friendly ways of accessing information, communicating with others, and increasing productivity. By the end of 2017,
research indicates that nearly half of the world throughout 80 countries will own smartphones.  

As these numbers continue to grow, so do opportunities for municipalities to engage with their communities. Municipal leaders looking to expand their reach and increase civic engagement can connect with users through any web-enabled device with mobile apps.  Municipal apps, like the IHUBApp powered by InspireHUB Technologies, help cities thrive by providing the tools needed to improve both internal communications and productivity, while offering residents instant access to municipal data, services and leaders.

 


5 Reasons Municipalities Need a Mobile Event App | InspireHUB

 

You coordinate municipal events. You have a small team, and an even smaller budget. You have council meetings and a roster of other conferences and events to manage. You’re heading into the height of festival season, which requires a complex coordination between staff, vendors and constituents. You’ve got schedules, sitemaps, resource guides and blog posts to publish on multiple social media channels. Your I.T. department has a stack of content a mile high to manage for other departments too. Staff vacations are about to make resources even tighter.

What to do?

While there are lots of ways to run successful events with lean resources, more cities are turning to technology to save time and money while boosting engagement.

And not just any technology will do.   If you’re going to be lean and agile, you’ve got to go mobile with an event app. Here’s why…


Increase Community Engagement With a Progressive Web App | InspireHUB


Progressive Web Apps (PWA's) have had a banner year.  For a relatively new arrival, users have been enjoying record speed successes with PWA's like the IHUPApp powered by InspireHUB Technologies.  This fast, affordable technology is catching the attention of municipalities who are looking for innovative ways of engaging their citizens.


Why Web App Accessibility is Good for YOUR Business | InspireHUB

The Hidden Power of Inclusion? Reach!

W3C Accessibility Compliance. If you know this phrase you likely serve the public in some capacity and are aware of the need for your online presence to be accessible for those who are hearing and visually impaired.  At InspireHUB Technologies, we believe that accessible technology is a human right.  We are happy to report that some governments have passed legislation as they work to make this a reality.  There's no doubt that ensuring your online presence can be accessed by everyone is just the right thing to do.  It also ends up that adopting technologies that assist everyone can do more than just make you feel good; it can have direct benefits to your bottom line.

 

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