Government works best when there are no boundaries between agencies and the citizens they serve.
— Maury Blackman, CEO of Accela, Inc.
The most recent issue of Government Technology includes a Q&A with Accela CEO Maury Blackman. In it, Maury describes his vision for the future of civic technology and how the Accela Civic Platform and CivicData.com fit into the picture.
It’s a good read and its puts the work we are doing with developers through our Developer Evangelism program into the larger context of revolutionary change in the civic technology space.
Here’s what makes the Accela Civic Platform really special:
We provide a platform to build [critical government] solutions, to enable and encourage third-party integrators to implement our services, and to allow developers to deploy additional applications.
Check out the Q&A in the most recent issue of Government Technology.