Accela is the leading provider of government enterprise software solutions that provide agencies with the ability to automate workflow, track information and manage data from a centralized database. Its products allow agencies to reduce workload, increase efficiencies and provide citizens and businesses with easier, more convenient access to government services. Accela has more than 25 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise solutions for asset management, emergency response, permitting, planning, licensing, public health, public works and more. The company provides software products and services to hundreds of government agencies throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Accela was created in 1999 from the three-way merger of Sierra Computer Systems, OpenData Systems and Accela Corporation. More than 500 state and local government agencies are utilizing Accela software solutions to deliver services to their citizens.