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Latest Release

 

Accela’s Winter 2018 Release

Enhancements to the CIVIC platform

 

Accela Civic Platform Version 9.3.0 focuses on efficiency for daily tasks to help you navigate and surface the information you need at the right time.

New Capabilities for Record Searching and Management

Version 9.3.0 includes enhancements and time-saving features for daily tasks associated with managing, creating, viewing and making batch updates to records within the system.

Features include:

 

Accela product updates

Accela Mobile

The new Accela Mobile client includes improved functionality for users in the field, including:

  • Field inspectors and enforcement officers can create new cases in the field rather than going to different client UIs to complete work, reducing downtime and creating a more complete experience within the mobile environment.
  • Field worker capabilities are expanded and include the ability to select case record type, complete custom fields and tables, capture evidence and add comments.
Accela Mobile
Accela GIS

With Version 9.3.0, the Accela GIS user experience, including how information is searched, presented and captured, has been improved. Users can now:

  • View and retrieve data and transactions from across multiple parcels by selecting an area on the map. The system can show the aggregated records for the parcels chosen, preventing users from having to select them individually and managing the information associated with those parcels manually.
  • Access documents and create new records for multiple parcels at the same time, reducing effort and errors.
  • More easily synch assets with ESRI GIS systems.
  • Display scheduled inspections on the GIS map, for improved routing and work management.
  • Configure address, parcel, owner templates fields from within Accela GIS administration.
Accela GIS
Accela Citizen Access and CivicPay Integration for Trust Accounts

It is now easier to integrate Accela Citizen Access and CivicPay in V9.3.0 to accept payments from citizens. With Accela 9.3.0, there is a pre-built integration utility to reduce the time and cost to embed CivicPay payment capabilities with Accela Citizen Access. The integration offers the ability for:

Accela CivicPay

Accela CivicPay has launched a new Merchant Center, integrates with Online-bills.com, and has improved payment processing speed. Features include:

  • Accela CivicPay Merchant Center provides agencies with the ability to manage payments, reporting and reconciliation, all in real time. Quick processing speeds provide the ability to rapidly research payments by multiple fields, reverse payments and settle in batch. A built-in self-guided training gets you up to speed quickly.
  • Increased speed improves payment processing time and load time for payment redirect pages.
  • Online-bills integration to CivicPay provides Online-bills customers with the ability to replace the Online Merchant Center (OMC) gateway while simultaneously simplifying the vendor network. Integrating to CivicPay as the payment processor provides improved stability and efficiency for recurring payment processing and reduces payment batches stuck in the processing state.
Accela CiviPay Accela App
Accela Finance & Administration

Accela Finance & Administration continues to improve usability, with updates to Auditor Exports and Utility Billing meter functionality, among other things.