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News Data Collection
Teaming with Somerset, MA!
We're excited to team with Somerset, MA on a new data collection project!
Customer Service Communication
The Importance of Knowing Your Audience
Communication works best when you know your audience and can cut through the noise.
Technology CAMA Systems Open Software
Embracing The Paradigm of Open Software
Open software, software that is easy to update and integrate, is missing from assessing and that needs to change.
Data Collection Digitization Paperless Office Technology
Getting Rid of Paper - a Path to a More Efficient Assessor's Office
Transforming a paper-based assessing process to one that is electronic requires planning and foresight. We outline the challenges and offer an example of what works.
Budget Finance
Novel Methods For Supplementing Your Budget
How can assessors get supplemental funding to invest in their departments? We look at two options.
Accuracy Data Collection LIDAR Sketches Technology
LiDAR - A Brief Introduction
LiDAR technology and its rich data have been available since the '60s. How can assessors leverage this innovative technology?
Cleaning Data Fair Valuation Racial Bias
Bias - The Bane of Tax Assessors
Bias in sales and property data is scourge to fair and equitable valuations. Learn how to combat it.
Education Foreign Property Tax Systems
Residential Property Taxes in the United Kingdom
The first in an upcoming series of articles by CIDARE to outline and explain different property taxes systems throughout the world. We hope to pique your curiosity to learn more!
A La Carte Services App Development News
CIDARE Wins Quincy, MA Web Development Project
The City of Quincy Assessors' Office understands that web technology enables better information and better customer service.
The Art of the Ask - Getting Your Budget
You have ideas to improve your department. Now you need some money. Here's an approach to getting funded.
Build It or Buy It - Options for CAMA
Custom CAMA software or off-the-shelf software from a vendor - what to consider when choosing a new CAMA system.
Mobile News Social Media
Social Media - The Assessor's Secret Weapon
Social media is prevalent in people's lives. To reach taxpayers, assessors need to become masters of using social media.
Consortium Small Jurisdictions Technology
Operating Big When You're Small
A small property tax jurisdiction operate like a much larger jurisdiction through focus, collaboration, and creativity.
Data Collection Technology
Why Third Party Data Collection is Preferable to In-House Data Collection
Data is the lifeblood of assessing. Outside data collection firms can ensure you're using the most accurate data possible.
Data Collection Tablet Mobile Technology
Modernizing Data Collection in the Digital Age
Isn't it time to consider new tools that make the task of data collection easier?
Customer Service A La Carte Services Data Collection
An Approach to Onsite Data Collection
Communication is the key to being able to gather property data in an environment where property owners are reluctant to give you access.
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