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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.

Accelarate 2021 Inspires Government Leaders to Build a More Resilient Path Forward

Over the past 18 months, our customers have shown admirable resiliency during unprecedented disruption. This year, Accela’s virtual annual conference, Accelarate, convened 1,800 govtech industry…
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Accela 2018 Trendsetter Awards Honor Government Innovators

State and Local Agencies Showcase Digital Innovation Initiatives at the Accelarate Trendsetter Awards After three days of keynote talks, breakout sessions, panels, product demos and…
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An Application that Rethinks Environmental Health

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| Government Technology
With True Workflow Management, Deep GIS capability, A Self-Serve Portal and Task Management Across Departments, Accela’s Civic Application for Environmental Health Sets a New Standard…
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Four Ways GIS Can Make Your City Smarter

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In this Esri Story Map, Esri shows where the housing prices have grown the most unaffordable for residents in the San Francisco Bay Area. State…
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Fireside Chat with Accela’s Gary Kovacs: 2020 Learnings for a Better 2021

Accela CEO Gary Kovacs shares lessons learned from 2020 and his projections for the year ahead. Q: What are your major lessons learned from 2020?…
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Accela Customers Take Top Honors in the 2018 Digital Counties Survey

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The Center for Digital Government (CDG) has put a spotlight on Accela customers at its 2018 Digital Counties Survey that honors counties that have implemented…
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Grand Rapids Deploys Digital Strategy to Drive Faster Turnaround Times, Better Service

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| Government Technology
Grand Rapids, Michigan, Development Center Manager Louis Canfield talks about how the city leverages effective digital tools to meet citizen expectations   Today Grand Rapids,…
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How Accela Helps Drive Building Safety and Disaster Preparedness For Better Resiliency

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Each May, International Building Safety Month offers government officials and developers a chance to turn their shared attention to matters of safety. Brainchild of…
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