Accela Ushers In An App Challenge To Foster Civic Engagement


Accela Inc. kicks off its 2014 Accela Construct App Challenge, in which civic-minded developers can leverage the Accela API and CivicData.com to develop apps that help connect government agencies and citizens.

The Accela App Challenge aims to create apps to improve or foster civic engagement, to help civic-minded developers build sustainable businesses, and leverage the power of technology to link governments and citizens. The winners will be announced the Accela Engage, Accela's annual customer event.

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