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Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced recently that the City of Santa Clarita, California, has selected the Accela Civic Platform for its new software foundation. The City will work with Accela and infrastructure management firm Woolpert on a citywide upgrade to the technology infrastructure …

The utilities industry continues to face significant cost and competitive pressures. Evolving regulatory changes and pricing policies necessitate improved service efficiency and effectiveness. Increasingly distributed power generation, the growing demand for energy efficiency, and the need for establishing personal connections with customers are forcing utilities to revisit their strained business …

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, is gathering influencers tonight at the historic Fraunces Tavern to celebrate the civic technology boom in New York City. The event builds on momentum from the Company’s recently announced landmark $143 million investment, the largest funding in the government …

Building upon the U.S.-India Business Council’s successful Smart Cities Conclave in November, USIBC recently hosted a Smart Cities Roundtable for Visakhapatnam with senior representatives from the Ministry of Urban Development and the Government of Andhra Pradesh.  Diane Farrell, Acting-President of USIBC led representatives from 25 major U.S. companies, including 3M, …

The Centre’s concept of a smart city is grandiose, with each city to be dotted with footpaths, bicycle tracks and having 24/7 electricity, water and a high quality and high frequency mass transport system. While how much of it will be translated into reality remains a big question, the Andhra …

With US President Barack Obama scheduled to visit India on 25 January, preparations for the high-profile visit are entering final stages. India-US ties are set to move to a transformative level,  with talks on a range of issues, including defence, energy, education and economic cooperation. The two leaders have met …

 Asidua, who were acquired by Civica in November 2014, specialise in software, integration and consultancy services for government and corporate customers in the UK and internationally. Their core offering for the Local Authorities market, Customer Contact PlatformTM (CCP), improves customer contact by delivering a seamless and cost effective multi-channel citizen …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has simple prescriptions for the ambitious smart cities project to take off. He wants designated cities, after their identification, to take up some easily doable items and a few smart solutions rather than taking up a mega wish list as it was earlier envisaged in the …

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will soon submit its smart city development plan to the Gujarat government, VMC Commissioner Manish Bhardwaj has said.The state government had earlier asked the municipal corporations of Vadodara, Surat, Ahmedabad and Rajkot to submit their plans to it before February 15 for converting these four …

Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, recently announced the Accela Connect Hackathon will take place Sunday, March 1, 2015, in conjunction with Accela Connect 2015 Partner and Developer Conference. The hackathon and conference will take place at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley, CA.The …