OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NIC Services (NIC Inc.) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Alliance for Innovation (https://www.transformgov.org/). The Alliance for Innovation identifies major trends in local government, researches innovative practices, and is a repository of information on the process of innovation. The Alliance operates in partnership with Arizona State University and International City/County Management Association and includes over 15,000 members from more than 250 local governments across the United States.
“NIC is honored to partner with the Alliance for Innovation as the premier payment processing service provider as our strategic vision aligns with the Alliance’s commitment to evolve community though research and innovation,” said Mukesh Patel, President of NIC Services. “We look forward to working with all Alliance partners to help continue to make the tools and support for community innovation more readily available to local leadership.”
NIC Services builds self-service internet, mobile and point of sale secure payment solutions helping businesses and citizens engage more effectively with government. In 2017, more than 350 million online transactions were completed across the country using services developed by the company, resulting in NIC securely processing more than $21 billion on behalf of its government partners.
Bringing a quarter-century of expertise, NIC has developed a system of operational best practices encompassing the full lifecycle of payments, from origination to disbursements to reporting. NIC’s experience in the public sector allows it to deliver a payment solution for government that not only functions correctly and according to standards, but integrates efficiently with state and local units, as well as industry standard accounting and audit processes.
“The ability of NIC to bundle services and scale to smaller communities while provide branding customization per jurisdiction will be attractive to the Alliance membership,” said Katy Simon Holland, Alliance Interim CEO/President. “Current clients particularly value the full-service credit card processing (from card swipe to customer disputes and reconciliation) and customer friendly engineering. The Alliance welcomes NIC to the Corporate Partner program with its years of experience and innovative spirit.”
About NIC Inc.
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.