Software a 'Click' for smaller governments
- By Daniel Keegan
- Jun 19, 2000
Tidemark Solutions is set to unveil today a suite of online products that
target smaller governments that do not have the resources to provide e-government
Tidemark Click offers six subscription services that can be tailored to
the needs of a city or county government. When a government buys some or
all of the services, Tidemark will integrate them into the government's
"Most dot-govs do not address the jurisdiction's needs," said Kevin Gorman,
the president of Tidemark Click. For example, an electronic service that
enables people to pay traffic tickets helps citizens, "but the government
still has to do the administrative work," Gorman said. By integrating with
the government system, Tidemark Click provides a more complete service,
Although targeted at smaller communities, Gorman said several large cities
and counties have expressed interest in the product.
The Tidemark's e-government services include:
* Click Permits, which automates the permitting process.
* Click Licenses, used for business and professional licenses as well as
those for pets, fishing and hunting.
* Click Payment, used to pay fees over the Internet.
* Click Code Enforcement, which enables staff members or citizens to follow
* Click Wireless Inspector, which provides on-site information on a wireless
device to inspectors.
* Click Commentary, which enables citizens to easily contact public officials.
Tidemark Computer Systems Inc. changed its name to Tidemark Solutions to
coincide with the launch of its Click software, aiming to better represent
its wider range of products, specifically those that are Web-enabled.