Accela, Avolve Announce Reseller Partnership for State, Local Government

Accela, a provider of cloud-based solutions for state and local government, and Avolve Software, announced a reseller partnership, building on their foundations of expertise in digitally transforming business processes for state and local government.

Accela and Avolve have strengthened their partnership over the past decade, and bring together two industry-leading technologies into a robust solution for permitting and electronic plan review, all delivered on Microsoft Azure.

Through the partnership, Avolve and Accela can provide an unparalleled experience for applicants and plan reviewers at building agencies. ProjectDox, Avolve’s electronic plan review solution, also provides proven business processes for public works, planning, engineering, fire and any agency with a plan review requirement. As a result of Avolve and Accela’s partnership, jurisdictions can eliminate paper and PDF/email plan submissions, as well as conduct concurrent online plan reviews – all while communicating project status back into Accela’s Civic Application for Building.

With Avolve and Accela, agencies can achieve improved collaboration, transparency and process insight, resulting in lower costs, faster review cycles and a streamlined experience for residents and agency staff.

The value of Avolve and Accela’s complementary technologies is enhanced when deployed on Microsoft Azure. This combined rich solution assures jurisdictions that their information is secure, removes onerous IT requirements, and eliminates the headaches of upgrading to future versions.

By relying on Accela, Avolve, and Microsoft, agencies can deliver a seamless citizen and staff experience, improved review process visibility, up to a 60 percent increase in plan review efficiencies, and a thorough security and audit trail. The reseller partnership makes it easy for jurisdictions to acquire the complete permitting and plan review solution on Microsoft’s cloud environment in a single procurement

Accela delivers SaaS solutions that help governments to build communities, grow businesses and protect citizens’ services. With Accela, state and local governments can unlock the power of the cloud and offer more modern services, simplify critical workflows, optimize costs and accelerate digitization