Helping government deliver services to citizens.

Problem solvers, strategists, custom developers, systems integrators – call us what you like. We help government deliver services to citizens. GovWebworks is a division of Portland Webworks based in Portland, Maine, serving agencies all over the country. With nearly 20 years in the public sector, our team is well versed in bringing accountability and transparency to publicly funded projects. Fulfilling our mission to create quality software that makes government work more efficiently, our tools promote citizen engagement and communication.

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GovWebworks is a preselected vendor in the areas of education, agile, and technology for agencies in Mississippi, California, Washington, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, and Vermont.

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Team

By maintaining a focus on client satisfaction and high quality, technically innovative, and visually appealing products, the leadership team inspires the staff to do the best work possible.

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We're proud to share news and announcements about GovWebworks, as well as updates on our work with tools for workforce enablement, human services, citizen access, and engagement.

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Careers

We’re always looking for smart people who share our passion for doing good work that makes a difference in people’s lives at a company consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the state.

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Why chose GovWebworks

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Transparency

Our agile approach provides stakeholders with clear visibility into project progress, realistic schedules, and metrics of success.

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Accountability

Recognizing the limits on public funds, our team strives to keep all resources on-task to deliver maximum value.

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Reliability

Our 20 years of public sector experience delivers a track record of success and represents a low-risk option when augmenting your team.

Client Testimonials

We selected GovWebworks because we were impressed with their credentials in servicing the public sector and specifically with their expertise in developing highly usable web applications for government entities. Idaho was under pressure to meet federal and state-imposed deadlines and required GovWebworks to bring an advanced understanding of web interface options; an ability to immediately integrate with existing IDHW development methodologies, resources, and infrastructure; and the capacity to cooperatively build a modern and secure citizen portal.

Greg Kunz, Deputy AdministratorIdaho Department of Health and Welfare

GovWebworks was a pleasure to work with on the Iowa Department of Administrative Services Website Migration Project. The company readied its final deliverables on the staging server weeks ahead of schedule. We have been very pleased with their design and production capabilities.

Their company also demonstrated some rather impressive capabilities with regard to content migration. They are highly professional, very attentive to agency collaboration needs, and mindful of audience and usability issues. We have moved in a terrific direction with their help.

Caleb Hunter - Deputy Director Iowa Department of Administrative Services

GovWebworks helped us take our desire to better serve our community’s needs and make it a reality. Incorporating the needs of our professional community, our staff and agency partners, and the residents of Washington State who use our services, they were all able to successfully develop the new website, on time and on budget, and to deliver exactly what each audience needed. The helpful and friendly Portland Webworks team members built a site that allows us to deliver real benefit to everyone in our community.

Pat Lashway - Acting SecretaryWashington Department of Social and Health Services

GovWebworks implemented a number of innovations to support the promotion of Maine tourism including tools that quickly became invaluable to both the businesses using them and Office of Tourism staff responsible for reviewing and approving submissions. The GovWebworks team are highly professional, very attentive to agency collaboration needs, and mindful of audience and usability issues.

Steve Lyons - Marketing ManagerMaine Office of Tourism

Their impeccable custom software development services resulted in an on-time and on-budget delivery of our web-based initiative. Our confidence in their abilities is such that we have since initiated a second phase of development with their firm. I have already recommended them to colleagues and will continue to do so without reservation.

Steve Steadman - Court Security SpecialistColorado Judicial Department

GovWebworks was selected through a competitive bid process and we have been extremely happy with them as a vendor. In particular, they helped us to focus our efforts and project resources on improving customer experience by finding creative approaches throughout the implementation process.

All of the GovWebworks staff display professionalism and commitment to delivering the best outcome possible. Both our staff and site users have been very pleased with the time-saving benefits of the new site.

James Gutholm - CIOWashington Public Disclosure Commission

GovWebworks helped us turn a rough concept for a mobile app into a tool that is much better than we initially anticipated. The team impressed us from the start by asking the right questions to understand our needs and sharing best practices to make it as user friendly as possible. We enjoyed working with the GovWebworks team and are very pleased with the resulting product.

Angie Davis - CACFP Shopper Project ManagerIowa Department of Education