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Since 1999 Accela has provided market-leading software solutions that empower state and local governments worldwide to build thriving communities, attract and grow businesses, and protect citizens. From planning, building, licensing and permitting, to asset and service request management, finance, environmental health and more, Accela’s SaaS offerings are designed to readily solve government’s biggest challenges with extensive domain expertise built into every solution. Powered by Microsoft Azure, Accela’s open and flexible workflow automation technology helps agencies address specific constituent needs today, while ensuring they are prepared for any emerging or complicated challenges in the future. Accela’s solutions serve more than 80 percent of America’s largest cities. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, California, with additional offices around the world.

Trailblazing: San Francisco Erases Cannabis Convictions with Civic Tech

As more state and local governments legalize cannabis, San Francisco and the national civic tech organization Code for America (CfA) are showing how technology…
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Michigan Explores Cannabis Tech to Bolster Business Activity

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| government technology
When Michigan began issuing medical marijuana licenses last summer many wondered how the new industry would benefit the state and the state’s economy. Yet…
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Four Ways Modern Business Licensing Tools Improve Government

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| government technology
At first glance, business licensing may strike some as a basic transaction of government. Yet local cities and departments know the significance of this…
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Digitize Your Government: 4 Benefits of Modern Planning and Building Tools

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The pressure on planning and building departments is constant. They must oversee private development to ensure communities are safe. They prepare for escalating demands…
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What the ‘420’ Cannabis Bill Could Mean for You

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| government technology
A new piece of legislation under review in the Senate could decriminalize cannabis at the federal level and push state and local governments to…
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Five Digital Strategies for Success in an Emerging Regulatory Environment

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| government technology
Change is constant today with technology creating and reshaping industries. Government has to act faster, think smarter and scale regulatory systems on the tight…
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Accela Serves Up an Environmental Health App to Fight Foodborne Illness

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To make Valentine’s Day (and every day) dining safer, Accela unveils an App that equips food inspectors with mobile devices for efficient inspections and enables…
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Research Shows Surge in Cloud Tech on the Horizon

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As citizens demand new services, many local governments have felt a push to consider new cloud apps, tools and infrastructure. Yet new research from…
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