Spigit launches CitizenSpigit, government crowdsourcing, engagement platform

 
 

CitizenSpigitIdea management software developer Spigit announced the launch of CitizenSpigit, ‘a platform that enables government agencies to engage citizens and employees to improve efficiency and operations, as well as to generate actionable ideas.’ The City of Manor, Texas, is the first municipality to deploy the platform, which it uses to power Manor Labs.

The platform is available to government agencies starting at $5,000/month. You can download a product spec sheet or register for a demo.

CitizenSpigit features list:

  • Core Idea Management Platform
  • Pricing starting at 5K per month with unlimited users
  • Available on the GSA
  • Reputation Scores/ Virtual Currency
  • Social Media Tools (i.e. Blogs, Wikis, Polls)
  • Online Incentives Store
  • Standard Reporting
  • Idea Markets
  • Community Management Services
  • Customized site branding

City of Manor CIO Dustin Haisler discusses their use of the CitizenSpigit platform:

 
 

Luke Fretwell is co-founder and CEO of ProudCity, and the founder of GovFresh. He advises civic leaders and businesses on how to best leverage digital strategies to create more effective, collaborative governments. He has written about government IT for Federal Computer Week, NextGov, FedScoop, StateScoop and FierceGovernment, and has been referenced by the Washington Post and Fast Company on civic technology issues. He has worked with a number of government-focused companies and media, including CivicActions, NuCivic and FedScoop and has been involved in broad-focused community efforts, such as GovPress, CityCamp, CivicMeet, Agile Government Leadership and Open Source for America. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.