SOURCE: Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP)

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP)

October 04, 2016 08:30 ET

Visionary Integration Professionals and Accela Partner to Meet Demand Across All Levels of Government

Partnership Capabilities Help Strengthen the Bridge Between Government Agencies and the Businesses and Citizens They Serve

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - October 04, 2016) - Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a leading provider of technology solutions that drive enterprise performance, has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic management solutions that connect citizens and government. The agreement and collaboration between VIP and Accela will uniquely address the diverse needs of government agencies, citizens, and businesses by enhancing workflow and making publicly available information more accessible to customers utilizing solutions on the Accela Civic Platform.

VIP and Accela have successfully teamed on multiple engagements, including California Department of Water Resources Real Estate Management and California Natural Resources Agency Timber Harvest Permitting System projects.

The Accela Civic Platform is a foundation of powerful, trusted, and secure cloud solutions designed to fit government agencies of all sizes. It is designed to enable and improve core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. From making it easier to open a business and complete permits and inspections, to making public information more accessible, the Civic Platform provides the foundation and two-way flow of data that builds the bridge between government agencies and the businesses and citizens they serve.

"VIP is proud to empower public sector clients as they strive to improve services, communication, and transparency between citizens, businesses, and all levels of government," said Jonna Ward, CEO of Visionary Integration Professionals. "We look forward to expanding our alliance with Accela and to utilize the Civic Platform to meet demand across all levels of government."

"As governments turn to technology solutions to modernize how they deliver civic services, speed of implementation is key," said Mark Jung, Accela Chairman and acting CEO. "By partnering with VIP, our customers can now more seamlessly get their organization platform-ready, which drives more efficient implementation."

VIP's performance delivery solutions help commercial organizations and government agencies better align strategy to execution. Since 1996, VIP has delivered measurable results for over 1,000 clients spanning 32 states.

Accela provides a robust, cloud-based platform of solutions that improve efficiency, deliver transparency to strengthen communities, and increase engagement.

About VIP

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) offers a diverse solution portfolio that allows organizations to better align strategy to execution. The most effective path to achieving targeted outcomes requires dedicated teams, proven methods, and adaptability to tailor our solution offerings to meet the client's unique needs. Our management consulting and technology solution capabilities provide the visibility, proven execution, and agility to accelerate strategic change. VIP is headquartered in Reston, VA and its California office in Folsom. For more information and insights visit www.trustvip.com.

About Accela

Accela provides a platform of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement solutions to governments of all sizes worldwide. The Accela Civic Platform includes solutions to cost-effectively manage critical enterprise functions, and mobile apps to foster greater citizen engagement. From asset, land and legislative management to licensing, finance, environmental health and more, Accela's software drives efficiency for more than 2,200 governments, including over fifty percent of America's largest cities. The Company was named Government Technology's GovTech100 in 2016, a distinction of the top 100 companies focused on government customers. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Portland, Melbourne and Dubai. For more information, visit www.accela.com.

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