RI.gov is the official government Web portal for the State of Rhode Island. It’s built by a team dedicated to developing online services to enable citizens or businesses to complete tasks online.
The RI.gov staff is employed by a private sector company Rhode Island Interactive, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the NIC Division of Tyler Technology. The State of Rhode Island has a long-term contract with Rhode Island Interactive to manage the RI.gov portal and to grow the number of available Web-based services.
The RI.gov staff is employed by a private sector company Rhode Island Interactive, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIC USA Inc., a publicly held company and the largest developer of eGovernment solutions in the nation. The State of Rhode Island has a long-term contract with Rhode Island Interactive to manage the RI.gov portal and to grow the number of available Web-based services.
Certain online services include an enhanced access fee added to the statutory cost of the transaction. These fees are collected and retained by Rhode Island Interactive, a private company under contract with the Department of Administration to build, host and maintain online services.
No portion of the enhanced access fee is retained by the state.
The Rhode Island Department of Administration (DOA) and Division of Information Technology (DoIT) manages portal resources and our Master Agreement with the state. This oversight includes setting overall priorities, approving projects, authorizing enhanced access fees and ensuring that the portal utilizes funds in the best interests of long-term growth.
Acquired by Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) on April 21, 2021, NIC is a leader in digital government solutions and payments, partnering with government to deliver user-friendly digital services that make it easier and more efficient to interact with government. NIC and Tyler are united in their mission to empower public sector entities to operate more efficiently and connect more transparently with their constituents and with each other. Tyler has more than 27,000 successful installations across more than 11,000 sites, with clients in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, and other international locations. Tyler has been named to Government Technology's GovTech 100 list five times and has been recognized three times on Forbes' "Most Innovative Growth Companies" list. More information about Tyler Technologies, an S&P 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, can be found at tylertech.com.