Accela Citizen Relationship Management News Brief
Aurora, IL, to Offer Residents Mobile Access to Civic Services with Accela Citizen Relationship Management (CRM)
Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that Aurora, Illinois, has selected Accela Citizen Relationship Management (CRM) on the Civic Platform to foster better two-way communication between the City and its residents. The City will implement the software to more efficiently resolve citizen requests, cost-effectively manage workflow for agency staff, and provide on-the-go access to City services via a configurable mobile application.
“We are thrilled to be bringing streamlined services to the residents and employees of Aurora,” said Daryl Blowes, SVP/GM of Engagement Solutions, Accela. “With a new mobile app, residents can submit requests, receive updates and access city information when and where they want it. The increased transparency and efficiency will also help the City realize savings in cost and time spent delivering services.”
About Aurora, Illinois
Aurora is a suburb of Chicago, and the second most populous City in Illinois with approximately 199,963 residents. Founded in 1837, Aurora was originally made up of two towns, which later joined together in 1857 and incorporated as the City of Aurora. In 1908, the City officially adopted the nickname, “City of Lights,” because it was one of the first Cities in the U.S. to implement an all-electric street lighting system.