Growing Texas Customer Base Implements Cloud-Based Solutions to Improve Citizen Experience, Save Costs, and Streamline Workflows
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, May 11, 2021) – GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (“GTY”), a leading provider of cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that more than 150 government agencies and institutions of education throughout Texas are working with five GTY subsidiaries, Bonfire, CityBase, eCivis, OpenCounter and Questica, to support digital transformation and modernization effort.“We are honored to work closely with a growing list of customers throughout the state of Texas, ensuring they have access to the information and systems they need to work and live, especially during this incredibly difficult, ongoing health crisis,” said TJ Parass, CEO and President of GTY Technology. “Texas is a recognized digital innovation hub and we are excited to continue modernizing the services that matter most to its citizens.”
Bonfire, a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement software for the public sector, is now supporting 70 public sector clients including 26 school districts, 21 municipalities, 14 special districts including state agencies, and 8 institutions of higher education. Its scalable solutions are enabling smarter spending throughout the state, and allowing organizations to secure resources and services that better serve Texas citizens.
CityBase, a leading provider of government and utility payment technology, has been selected by the City of Austin, TX, to consolidate disparate legacy payment systems into one unified, cloud-based platform that will power payments across city departments. The new payment technology will help the city achieve cost savings on PCI compliance management, reduce workloads for city staff by automating the formerly manual and cumbersome reconciliation process, as well as improve the digital experience for its constituents. The cloud-based, API-driven platform will be available to Austin residents in the second half of 2021.
eCivis, the most widely used SaaS-based grants management solution for state, local and tribal governments, is now supporting 33 cities, counties and higher education institutions and non-profits, including the Department of State Health Services, within the state of Texas. The company’s trusted grants management and cost allocation software and services are helping organizations throughout the state digitize and simplify the entire grants process to better support the impact of grants on its communities, specifically regarding grant funding received in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. eCivis provides full lifecycle grants management software and services which include audit and compliance automation, data management and reporting, workflow automation and cost recovery solutions.
OpenCounter, a leading provider of public sector permitting technology, is supporting the City of Fort Worth, TX with the digital transformation of its zoning, permitting and licensing services. OpenCounter’s online solution, which the city calls CFW Permit Assist, is now available to residents 24/7 on any device connected to the internet. The new technology will help alleviate repetitive questions for city staff, who field more than 200,000 in-person zoning, permitting and licensing inquiries annually. Additionally, it improves the citizen experience, especially during COVID-19, by providing faster, safer, self-service options.
Questica, a leading public sector budgeting solutions provider, is supporting 48 customers in Texas with Questica Budget and PowerPlan solutions. With Questica’s advanced, cloud-based budgeting software, 16 local governments and 32 nonprofit organizations throughout the state have modernized their budgeting process, replacing outdated and manually-intensive legacy systems. As a result, these organizations now have access to a centralized location for their data, allowing their finance teams to operate more efficiently and make more informed data-driven decisions for constituents.
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About GTY Technology Holdings Inc.
GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH) (“GTY”) brings leading public sector technology companies together to achieve a new standard in stakeholder engagement and resource management. Through its six business units, GTY offers an intuitive cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments, education institutions, and healthcare organizations spanning functions in procurement, payments, grant management, budgeting, and permitting: Bonfire provides strategic sourcing and procurement software to enable confident and compliant spending decisions; CityBase provides government payment solutions to connect constituents with utilities and government agencies; eCivis offers a grant management system to maximize grant revenues and track performance; OpenCounter builds permitting and licensing software to streamline interactions between applicants and staff; Questica offers budget preparation and management software to deliver on financial and non-financial strategic objectives; Sherpa provides public sector budgeting software and consulting services.
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