If you have ever attempted to assemble or repair something with the wrong tool, you know how difficult it can be.
Local governments are facing unprecedented new challenges today. Issues confronting communities include climate change, societal inequity, aging infrastructure, and so much more. Today’s leaders are tasked with addressing monumental challenges and have limited budgets and resources to do so.
Author Ryan Holiday said, “The obstacle in the path becomes the path.”
Program budget development is the critical piece that has been years in the making...
So much has changed in local government budgeting since Shayne Kavanagh (GFOA) and Chris Fabian (ResourceX) wrote their 2015 ground-breaking essay "The Challenges and Promise of Program Budgeting."
How Governments should think about Revenue, Resilience post COVID Lockdowns
Just when you thought Priority Based Budgeting (PBB) couldn’t get any better, ResourceX is taking it to the next level with the release of the new OnlinePBB Budgeter. ResourceX is excited to introduce the world’s first program and priority-based budgeting platform.
ResourceX is your partner throughout your PBB journey. From creating a project charter establishing the purpose of your PBB project to the partnership with your Customer Success Trainer to ensure the successful implementation and realization of that charter to the application of best practices such as Insights and Budgeter, ResourceX is your support system.
Government revenues must adapt to meet the needs of Budgeting in the 21st Century...
GFOA, ICMA and NLC aren't limiting their Rethinking Budgeting initiative to the expense side of things. Their Rethinking Revenue contends that outdated systems are not aligned with modern economic realities. ResourceX is working with our PBB Communities to move beyond those systems and to advance local government thinking beyond the traditional approach to revenues.
Every week, Brad Steckart and I want to create something fun for our Priority Based Budgeting community. We will pull from interesting ResourceX announcements, product enhancements, current events and, of course, community and client stories.
I recently read a quote from Mike Mucha, Director of Research at GFOA, in the October issue of Governing where he stated, "The budget is, basically, the center of the government universe. It's where decisions about what's important get funded."