Puget Sound counties rank high in digital communications

Three Puget Sound counties were named top 10 digital counties in the U.S, according to the 2015 digital counties survey: King (5th), Snohomish (7th) and Pierce (8th). Skagit County ranked 5th among small counties. Congratulations to all!

What do the top digital counties have in common? Many embrace new technology to improve service and engage with citizens. They strive for open government and collaboration. Many top digital counties use computer programs and store information on the cloud. Employees have mobile technology. Customer-focused, they make decisions based on data.

Check out this infographic from govtech.com that shows the most widely used technologies, priorities, “winning formula” and strategies for moving forward. It’s good information to improve efficiency and increase engagement.