GovDelivery Recognized as 2016 IDC Innovator in Two Categories

GovDelivery Solutions Named IDC Innovator in both the Smart City Open Data Platforms and Location-based Smart City Engagement Tools Markets

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions enhancing the citizen experience announced that International Data Corporation (IDC) has named GovDelivery a 2016 IDC Innovator for both the Smart City Open Data Platforms and Location-Based Smart City Engagement Tools markets.*

GovDelivery Open Data Systems (NuCivic) was named an IDC Innovator in the smart city open data platforms market for 2016. GovDelivery offers a complete open source data solution with a full suite of cataloging, publishing and visualization features. GovDelivery’s powerful Network and Communications Cloud drive traffic, usage and a greater understanding of data to help connect more people with the most valuable resources from organizations like the USDA and others.

GovDelivery Interactive Text was named an IDC Innovator in the location-based smart city civic engagement tools market for 2016. GovDelivery’s Interactive Text platform allows government to reach the public via mobile messaging to promote citizen action, engagement, and behavior change. Government organizations like the City of Fort Collins and Philadelphia’s Mayor’s Office of Reintegration Services (RISE) use the solution to customize interactive experiences, meeting citizens where they are and driving individuals to take action.

“We’re proud to be recognized as an IDC Innovator for Smart City Open Data Platforms and Location-Based Smart City Civic Engagement Tools,” said Scott Burns, CEO of GovDelivery. “The recognition reflects our work connecting more than 1,000 government organizations with more than 100 million people to truly transform the citizen experience. This is especially exciting coming on the heels of our achievement of Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) compliance, having met the industry’s most stringent security standards.”

*Sources: IDC Innovators: Smart City Open Data Platforms, 2016 (doc #US41154416, May 2016); IDC Innovators: Location-Based Smart City Civic Engagement Tools, 2016 (doc #US41157416, May 2016)

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IDC Innovators reports present a set of vendors chosen by an IDC analyst within a specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.

About GovDelivery
Over one thousand public sector organizations use GovDelivery’s highly-secure cloud solutions every day to enhance the citizen experience for more than 100 million people. GovDelivery offers leading solutions for managing government communications, internal and external learning, and open data. The GovDelivery Network offers a unique and impactful way for public sector organizations to work together to cross promote content and increase digital reach. Organizations using GovDelivery see higher utilization of citizen services and greater citizen engagement. GovDelivery is an Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA) company.


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