Wow! What a way to end the 2017/18 financial year! What started simply as a client request a few years ago culminated last month in the launch of a new product to assist our local government clients to improve their Read more
“I cannot over emphasise how professional the whole experience was for Council staff attending the training. Highly recommended”
Chris & Jordan from Ibis Information Systems attended the Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum in Christchurch in March 2018. The conference focussed on some interesting topics including: Read more
This October Ibis combined its NZ User Group meeting with the annual NZ Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM) conference in Christchurch – probably NZ’s premier local government event each year. Read more
The SOLGM Funding and Rating Forum 2017 is for those who work in, or need to know about, the mission critical field of funding and rating. As always, the Forum is an exciting blend of theoretical and practical presentations that mix the policy and practice of funding and rating.
Our User Group provides a great opportunity to keep up to date with the product, company developments and for networking and interaction with fellow colleagues.
Ibis undertook the development of what we have called the Funding Policy Network Designer. This Ibis Rates Module was built specifically for local government New Zealand Read more
As you may know, we have been in this industry for 19 years now. This financial year has been our biggest ever. I don’t just mean financially either, I mean it has been our biggest in a lot of different ways. It has been a white knuckle ride as we have been moving into new products, new staff, new branding and new offices. Read more
With the ability to model these decisions and their effects “on the hoof” the Councillors felt comfortable in being able to make alternative funding decisions like moving a particular targeted rate from land value to capital value or spreading the rate over more ratepayers.
There are now six NZ Councils that have implemented, or are currently implementing the new functionality. The feedback received from the clients that have implemented the additional “Funding Policy Network and advanced/comparative model reporting”