News Shorts

Twice the Taxing Speed...

Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, Pa., recently awarded San Diego-based Wheb Systems Inc. a $710,000 contract for automated entry services for the state of Pennsylvania's Department of Revenue. The award covers the processing of tax and supporting documents, which have been keyed manually at a maximum of 500 forms per hour. Wheb is promising to at least double that speed. The system includes forms processing software, three servers, two scanning stations and other equipment. Wheb has similar contracts in California, Colorado, Maine, Tennessee and New Mexico....

Utah Taps TextWare...

The Utah Department of Employment Security recently tapped Park City, Utah-based TextWare Corp. to provide software and related services to process more than 90,000 payroll and tax return forms each quarter. TextWare software resides on open client/server platforms, which the state used to replace a proprietary system. The Utah department is acting as its own integrator to install a system, which incorporates two Bell&Howell scanners and a PC-based local-area network to support optical character recognition, scanning, imaging and bar code recognition technologies.

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

  • Comment
    Pilot Class. The author and Barbie Flowers are first row third and second from right, respectively.

    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.