PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) signed an agreement with Oregon’s Multnomah County District Attorney’s (MCDA) Office for Tyler’s Odyssey Attorney Manager™ solution to help manage its caseload and increase overall efficiency in prosecuting offenders who commit state and local criminal law violations in Multnomah County, Oregon. The agreement includes software licenses, related professional services, maintenance and support.
The MCDA was seeking to replace its legacy case management systems with a modern solution that would enable its staff of 250 to gain real-time access to critical case information and manage its growing caseload across six locations. The MCDA wanted a solution that would promote greater accuracy and provide validation of data when handling its estimated 30,000 annual adult felony and misdemeanor crimes as well as all juvenile matters. In addition, it wanted to be able to electronically file documents with the courts and achieve faster data exchange with law enforcement agencies.
The MCDA’s selection of Odyssey Attorney Manager follows the successful on-time completion of Oregon’s statewide rollout of the Odyssey® unified case management system that supports every trial court in the state under a contract that was signed by Oregon in 2011. Oregon also uses Tyler’s Odyssey File & Serve™ application, enabling e-filing so that courts and the legal community can file, serve and distribute documents electronically statewide.
MCDA licensed its own instance of Odyssey Attorney Manager that will operate with a database and hosting environment separate from the state’s Odyssey system; however, because Odyssey is part of the multi-agency Tyler Alliance initiative, all parties benefit from simplified and robust data sharing and streamlined workflows. This will allow the DA and courts to eliminate duplicate data entry and easily access information such as hearing schedules, warrants and party data while maintaining separate, secure databases.
Odyssey Attorney Manager allows prosecutors to create and maintain charging documents and decisions, as well as protective orders and confidential victim information, all in a secure environment. The MCDA also valued Tyler’s evergreen perpetual licensing approach that provides regular and significant, yet manageable, software enhancements without an additional relicensing fee, ensuring all systems are using the latest technology, and simplifying budgeting and maintenance.
“We are eager to provide the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office technology that will help Oregon’s largest county further enhance and streamline its judicial processes,” said Jeff Puckett, president of Tyler’s Courts & Justice Division. “Oregon, its trial courts, and the Multnomah County DA Office will benefit from having a common technology foundation in Odyssey. We believe that information sharing across Oregon agencies will improve with this project, which will result in effective prosecutions, and increased public safety.”
Overall, Odyssey serves more than 100 million residents, a third of the U.S. population, in more than 900 counties across 23 states. With more than 550 full-time employees dedicated to courts and justice solutions, Tyler has the capability to manage dozens of Odyssey client implementations concurrently.
Multnomah County, home to Portland, has more than 766,000 residents.
About Tyler Technologies, Inc.
Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector — cities, counties, schools and other government entities — to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of their constituents. Tyler’s client base includes more than 14,000 local government offices in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and other international locations. In 2016, Forbes ranked Tyler on their “Most Innovative Growth Companies” list, and it has also named Tyler one of “America’s Best Small Companies” eight times. The company has been included six times on the Barron’s 400 Index, a measure of the most promising companies in America. More information about Tyler Technologies, headquartered in Plano, Texas, can be found at www.tylertech.com.