Accela Solutions Enable Manatee County to Process Unprecedented
Accela Solutions Enable Manatee County to Process Unprecedented Number of Permits Remotely Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Cloud-based Building and Planning technology powers the processing of nearly 3,100 permit requests remotely in MarchSAN RAMON, Calif., May 13, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced that Manatee County, Florida is using its cloud-based solutions to process permits digitally and enable a fully remote workforce amid the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. By leveraging Accela's broad-based offerings, Manatee County has been able to take full operations online and continue business as normal amidst the new work-from-home paradigm. The collaboration demonstrates the heightened need for cities and states to employ digital technology to drive efficiency, fortify resilience, and continue the delivery of critical services.
"Local governments are the backbone of the COVID-19 response," says Jonathan (JK) Knight, Chief Customer Officer at Accela. "Accela is constantly inspired by the leadership of our government customers like Manatee County and their response to the ever-evolving pandemic. We stand by state and local agencies across the country by offering the best technology available, designed to help them navigate these uncharted waters and emerge from this crisis stronger and equipped to re-start their communities for the future."...