Iowa Interactive LLC Selected to Continue Providing eGovernment Services for the State of Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The State of Iowa has signed a new long-term contract with Iowa Interactive, LLC to provide eGovernment services through the state’s official Web portal (http://www.iowa.gov). The contract includes an initial two-year term with renewal options that the state can exercise taking the contract through June 2020.
“The State of Iowa is constantly looking for ways to bring more efficiency to its citizens and businesses”
Des Moines-based Iowa Interactive will continue to provide eGovernment services using a transaction-funded solution. This model provides eGovernment services to the state without the use of appropriated taxpayer budget dollars.
“The State of Iowa is constantly looking for ways to bring more efficiency to its citizens and businesses,” said Robert von Wolffradt, State of Iowa Chief Information Officer. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with Iowa Interactive as together we deliver more great eGovernment services in the future.”
Iowa Interactive, part of the NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies, has developed several eGovernment services, websites, and mobile applications for the state during its 17-year partnership, including the Android multi-lingual driver license practice test, and the various online conference registrations for the Governor’s anti-bullying and teacher leadership efforts.
“We appreciate the continued confidence in NIC by the State of Iowa,” said Harry Herington, NIC Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. “Each and every day our employees in Des Moines go to work with a single focus – to make government more accessible and efficient for the citizens and businesses in the great State of Iowa.”
The state issued a solicitation for eGovernment services and subsequently awarded the contract to Iowa Interactive. The new contract went into effect July 1, 2014 and was approved by the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).
About Iowa Interactive
Iowa Interactive built and manages the official Web site for the state of Iowa (Iowa.gov) and partners with the state to bring new government services online. Iowa Interactive is a service of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and the eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included three times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.