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Tyler Technologies Announces Winners of the 2015 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Awards for Appraisal and Tax Solutions

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Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TYL) recently announced recipients of its 2015 Tyler Public Sector Excellence awards for iasWorld(R) and OrionTM appraisal and tax administration software.

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Bernalillo County Deputy Assessor Damian Lara accepts a Tyler Technologies Excellence Award from Kim

Bernalillo County Deputy Assessor Damian Lara accepts a Tyler Technologies Excellence Award from Kim Frisby, Tyler’s Appraisal & Tax Division’s director of product support. (Photo: Business Wire)

Tyler’s Excellence Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate excellence in deploying Tyler software in novel and impactful ways that extend best practices. A panel of Tyler experts evaluated award submissions and entries were judged on business value, maturity, innovation and relevance to other public sector organizations. Additional criteria met by award winners included:

  • Creating a unique process that utilizes a Tyler application
  • Realizing significant savings after implementing a Tyler product
  • Increasing staff productivity by implementing a Tyler product
  • Empowering employees, citizens or vendors

New Mexico’s Bernalillo County Assessor’s Office was awarded for eliminating manual data entry processes and increasing participation filing rates with iasWorld eFileTM, an electronic filing add-on module of the iasWorld CAMATM (computer-assisted mass appraisal) solution. Once implemented, the county reported a 35 percent increase in taxable business-equipment report filings and reduced one day’s work to one hour, allowing staff to focus on data quality. Bernalillo County is home to Albuquerque, the state’s most populous city, and had more than 274,000 properties on the county’s 2014 assessment roll.

Williamson Central Appraisal District (WCAD) in Georgetown, Texas, used Orion in an innovative way for online homestead exemption filing. WCAD moved its cumbersome paper application to an online environment, saving more than three minutes per submission and $3,300 in related filing costs. Tasks, such as sorting through mailed submissions, scanning applications to Orion, and tracking and managing paper were all greatly reduced, which contributed to the efficiencies that made online homestead exemption filing a success. Georgetown had 192,000 properties on its 2014 assessment roll.

“Bernalillo County Assessor’s Office and the Williamson Central Appraisal District were selected for Tyler’s Public Sector Excellence Awards because they used technology to improve customer service and create operational efficiencies,” said Andrew D. Teed, president of Tyler’s Appraisal & Tax Division. “We’re pleased to offer our yearly user conference as a way for our forward-thinking clients to share best practices with their public sector peers. Congratulations again to Bernalillo County and Williamson Central Appraisal District for their successes.”

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 citizens. Tyler’s client base includes more than 13,000 local government offices in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and other international locations. Forbes has named Tyler one of “America’s Best Small Companies” eight times and 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 Plano-based Tyler Technologies can be found at www.tylertech.com.

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