Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
OpenGov.com, the leading provider in financial reporting and budget transparency software, today announced its partnership with the Granicus AppStore as an inaugural technology partner. The OpenGov Platform and a collection of digital government solutions are now available to all Granicus customers through the AppStore.
The Granicus AppStore will fundamentally change the government IT industry by giving customers a fast, simple way to deploy and manage public sector applications in the cloud. By driving down procurement and management costs, the Granicus AppStore dramatically accelerates the adoption of cloud-based technologies by governments across North America.
With this launch, more than 1,000 government agencies on the Granicus platform will have access to the AppStore to easily discover and deploy apps from a growing list of industry leading digital government solutions covering categories such as 311, citizen mobile, budget transparency, social media, recycling, and solid waste.
“As government agencies turn to the cloud, the number of civic startups building innovative cloud-based solutions is quickly multiplying,” said Tom Spengler, CEO and Co-founder of Granicus. “The Granicus AppStore puts the best of those solutions in one convenient place, cutting down on research time, accelerating procurement, and providing government IT the peace of mind they want with a proven cloud platform they can trust.”
“We are excited to present the OpenGov Platform as an inaugural partner of the Granicus AppStore,” said Zac Bookman, OpenGov CEO. “Our mission is to bring financial understanding and web-based budget analytics to governments and citizens across the country. This partnership will help bring world-class software to the world’s most important industry.”
About OpenGov, Inc.
OpenGov offers web-based software for state and local government finances. The OpenGov Platform provides instant access to the budget and visualizes current and historic revenue and expenses. Government officials and citizens use the platform to understand, analyze, and share the data. Learn more at http://opengov.com/.
Granicus is the industry’s leading cloud platform provider of government transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation solutions. Thousands of government agencies use Granicus’ solutions to establish meaningful connections with citizens—online, over social networks, and mobile devices. They also depend on Granicus to automate workflows and reduce operational costs across their organization. Granicus has been recognized the past four years for being one of the fastest growing company private companies in the U.S., San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley by Deloitte LLP, the San Francisco Business Times, and Inc. Magazine. Visit http://www.granicus.com for more information.