Government Meeting Software

The Best Meeting Management Solution for Your Needs

Cloud-Based Government Meeting Solutions

Many cities and town boards, committees, and councils continue to rely on paper-based, manual processes to manage their meetings. The Digital Transformation that is taking place across governments is driving the need to both automate and streamline the complete meeting lifecycle while addressing increasing transparency and accessibility requirements to their citizens.

eSCRIBE boosts accessibility, transparency, accountability, and efficiency by replacing paper-based, manual processes, with a modular end-to-end meeting management and workflow/w solution that supports the 21st-century government.

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Some of Our Government Sector Customers Include:

Airdrie
Nanaimo
Nanaimo
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Kelowna
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Moncton
Strathcona
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eSCRIBE Management Software

eSCRIBE is a comprehensive, end-to-end meeting management software for:
• Clerks
• Committee Clerks
• Staff
• Elected Officials
• Citizens

The Benefits of Government Meeting Software

7 hours/meeting saved from preparation tasks

Meeting outcomes are documented based on templates within a trackable system

$36,800 in potential annual savings

100-150 trees saved over 5 years

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Get up and running with our Government meeting software.

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Board Efficiency

“Both our MIS staff and our Clerk’s Department are very impressed with the smooth implementation and training. We find the product user friendly and we are impressed with the ability of eSCRIBE to meet our needs and adapt to our processes. The technical and procedural support provided by eSCRIBE staff is exceptional. We look forward to broadening our use of the paperless meeting management system and working with eSCRIBE.”

Lesley Todd Clerk United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

eSCRIBE is the meeting management software of choice for government organizations.

Government Paperless Resources

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Post Go Live Support (For Customers Currently in Implementation)

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Report Manager Module & Approval Manager App

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End-to-End Meeting Management Solution for Government

Learn why eSCRIBE is the solution of choice for government organizations.

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