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OpenGov provides cloud-based solutions tailored for public sector organizations, enhancing transparency, efficiency, and citizen engagement. With streamlined operations and data-driven insights, it empowers governments to better serve communities and make informed decisions.

Save up to 10% in your subscription with OpenGov

How much can customers reduce their spend with OpenGov?

Up to 10%

OpenGov is a cloud-based platform providing financial management and transparency solutions for government agencies. By offering budgeting, reporting, and performance management tools, OpenGov helps government entities streamline financial processes and enhance accountability to citizens.

How to reduce the cost of a OpenGov subscription

 i – Tricks are what we like to call direct ways to reduce your subscription costs.

  • We haven’t found any current tricks to reduce your subscription  

Additional reduction ways to try to reduce subscription costs:

Optimize User Licenses 

Audit user licenses and remove inactive users. Consider permission sets to grant specific functionalities instead of assigning full licenses for basic needs.

Data Storage Management

Archive old data. Utilize data validation rules to prevent unnecessary data entry that consumes storage

Process Automation: Utilize workflow and approval processes to automate manual tasks, reducing the need for additional licenses.

How to implement a Workaround to reduce subscription for OpenGov

 i – A workaround is using another tool to reduce your subscription.

  • We haven’t found any current workarounds to reduce your subscription  

Additional workarounds to try to reduce subscription costs:

Integrations with Free/Freemium Tools

Explore free or freemium tools like Zapier to automate tasks that might require additional licenses (e.g., basic data cleansing). Consider integrating with freemium tools like Slack for internal team usage

How to reduce OpenGov via bundling

 i – Use one tool to get a discount on another tool.

  • We haven’t found any current bundles to reduce your subscription

Additional bundling options to try to reduce subscription costs:

Pairing/Bundling for Discounts

Partner Programs: Check if your company qualifies for partner discounts through partnerships with other software providers (e.g., some cloud storage services offer discounts with Salesforce).

Negotiate with Support. Customer support details of OpenGov

 i – Speak with the OpenGov support team and ask for a discount.

https://opengov.com/contact-us/

Discuss Usage Patterns: Contact support and discuss your current usage patterns. They might offer discounts based on your specific needs and historical data.

Negotiate Renewal Rates: Before your subscription renews, negotiate renewal rates with support. Loyalty and commitment to the platform can sometimes lead to better pricing.

Use this for help: Customer support list or google

How to switch to subscription type for OpenGov

 i – Switching to a longer-term contract or changing subscription type is a good way to save.

  • We haven’t found any current subscription types to reduce your subscription

Annual Subscriptions

Switching to annual subscriptions often comes with a discount compared to monthly billing.

Reduce Inactive Users

Regularly review user activity and remove inactive user licenses to free up costs.

Switch to Alternative for OpenGov

 i – Here is a list of similar products that are similar you can switch to for savings.

Certainly! Here are four alternatives to OpenGov along with their descriptions and website links:

  1. Socrata: Socrata, now part of Tyler Technologies, offers a cloud-based platform for government data management, visualization, and analysis. It provides solutions for open data portals, performance management, budgeting, and citizen engagement, enabling governments to improve transparency, efficiency, and decision-making.
  2. CityBase: CityBase, now part of GTY Technology Holdings Inc., offers a digital government platform that helps local governments modernize payments, forms, and communications. It provides solutions for online payments, digital forms, and omnichannel communications, enabling governments to improve citizen interactions and operational efficiency.

Open-Source Solutions: Depending on your needs, explore open-source solutions that might offer similar functionalities at a lower cost. When searching try “Opensource for x” to find applicable tools.