How the Right Land Management Solution Could Better Your Building, Planning and Code Enforcement Processes

It is difficult to determine which solution will be the ‘right’ solution for your municipality.  However, choosing the right land management solution is crucial as it can greatly improve your building, planning and code enforcement processes. Often the primary purpose or goal of the Building, Planning, and Code Enforcement or Community Development Department is to promote public health, safety, and …

CivicXpress’ First Appearance at the APA Conference in the Big Apple!

We like to jokingly refer to conferences as “shaking hands and kissing babies”. I don’t like to think we’re anything like politicians, but somewhat like a politician, we do have an image to uphold, a brand to display and an impression to leave … so to conferences we go! While not new to the tech space, TekDog Inc. is new …

7 Features that Separate CivicXpress from other Land Management Solutions

We understand that it is a BIG decision to choose which land management solution works best for your Building, Planning, Zoning or Code Enforcement Department. There are many factors to consider, and often a lot of time and money goes into the decision-making process. While every municipality is slightly different, we’ve met with MANY municipalities and have spent HOURS discussing …

Municipality Fee Collection: Online and Offline Payments with CX2

Assessing and collecting fees is a critical part of running a municipality. CivicXpress provides a flexible, yet easy-to-use, payment tool for municipality fee collection.  The CivicXpress payment tool also covers both online and offline payments (aka counter payments). CX2 is the only multi-municipality capable solution on the market offering perks for your customers!  Contractors, citizens or vendors are able to …

How We Designed a Powerful, Flexible and Customizable Inspection Engine in CX2

When we were designing CX2, we met with well over 30 municipalities. Each municipality provided valuable insight as to how they currently complete their municipality inspections. These inspections most commonly were grouped by Building, Fire, Safety, Signs and Code Enforcement, however, this varied from municipality to municipality. With so many possible inspection types available, we decided to think outside the …

We Came, We Saw, We 2017 OCMA Winter Conferenced!

CivicXpress is a new product to the government conference circuit. We just started to market it after implementing our launch customer City of Fishers, Indiana this past Summer 2016. With each conference and meeting that we have attended, we have had the opportunity to share CivicXpress with municipality employees such as City Managers, City Planners, Building Officials and Code Enforcement …

Business Process Workflow

Business process, or workflow as some may call it, is anything but thrilling to most people but for us, it’s a passion. We’ve been making money for almost 20 years automating business processes using various technologies. While building CX2, we decided to take our experience in solving business problems and implement a flexible and simple, yet powerful workflow engine. This …

Municipality Forms

The Concept of a Municipality Form When we were designing version 2 of CivicXpress (CX2), we wanted to make sure we could accommodate all municipality form types, not just planning and permitting forms. As the concept matured, we came to the realization that although CX2 would primarily be used for planning, permitting and inspections, we would design it in a …

CivicXpress 2.0

As we near the release of CivicXpress 2.0, we would like to introduce you to some of the new and improved features over Version 1. After releasing CivicXpress v.1 in June 2016, we spent the next four months working with our launch customer making improvements and fine tuning the application to meet the needs of a growing municipality. Although the …

eGovernment automation solution

Process Automation is the Future of eGovernment.

Using nothing but the sound of our voice, we can play music, turn on lights, search the web, create to-do lists, shop online, get instant weather reports and set our thermostat to a comfortable 68 degrees. We’re officially living in the future. Home Automation Systems are just one of the technological advances we experience today. Long gone are the days …