April 7, 2020 – Markham, Ontario: eSCRIBE, a leading North American provider of cloud-based meeting management solutions for public sector boards and councils — today unveiled Public Comments, the latest offering in the company’s expanding array of solutions for engaging citizens in the public meeting process before, during and after meetings.
Targeted at large and small councils and committees who are looking to Modernize Democracy© for their citizens in todays’ digital world, Public Comments streamlines the collection, distribution, publishing and retention of citizen input on important issues. Unlike competitive solutions, eSCRIBE’s Public Comments are fully integrated with other relevant meeting information, including agendas, minutes and indexed video, through a single responsive interface allowing access from anywhere on any device.
“Given what’s going on in the world today, its never been more important for local governments to establish new ways to communicate and engage citizens in their local government.” said Robert Treumann, President and CEO of eSCRIBE. “As a result, we moved up the launch date so that customers can have it available for their remote council meetings as early as next week.”
About eSCRIBE Software Ltd. – As a leading provider of cloud-based meeting management solutions and a global Microsoft Azure certified partner, eSCRIBE is more than simple agendas and minutes. It supports each step of the meeting lifecycle with comprehensive tools and workflows for staff, meeting participants and the public. Compliant with evolving accessibility requirements, such as AODA, WCAG 2.0, eSCRIBE aims to improve transparency and reduce the resources required to support meetings, so staff can focus on higher-value tasks and projects to better serve their stakeholders. A comprehensive, paperless solution, eSCRIBE also seamlessly integrates with Office 365, speeding up on boarding and user adoption.