Tyler Technologies Buys Citizen Engagement App in 2nd Deal of 2019

A week after making the second largest acquisition in its history, Plano software company Tyler Technologies is buying again. The firm announced Wednesday that it's acquiring MyCivic, a California-based provider of citizen engagement applications. Terms weren't disclosed. The deal means Tyler can offer clients a single app that allows citizens to interact with their local government. MyCivic markets its app as bringing "city hall into citizens' hands" by connecting them to services, resources, bill pay, events calendars and business directories. "We know how powerful it can be when citizens have direct access and a clear line of communication to their local government," said MyCivic CEO and founder T.J. Sokoll in a statement.Founded in 2011, MyCivic employs 12 people. MyCivic management and staff are expected to remain in their positions. Sokoll will become vice president of product strategy in Tyler's local lovernment division.Last week, Tyler Technologies closed an $185 million cash deal with MicroPact, a software firm that counts big-name federal agencies as its clients.  Continue reading...

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