Powerful platform to easily manage your FOIA requests

We can provide a template to start collecting FOIA requests or utilize your existing PDF or Form.

OpenRecord provides FOIA Management Tools to Reduce the Hassle of FOIA Requests

Use OpenRecord, powered by SeamlessDocs, to easily manage your collection and response to your public record requests.

Powerful Admin Tools built for Government

Easy to collect, Easy to manage

Easily search and sort through all of your records. You can set pre defined tags or create your own to keep track. Use the powerful messaging portal to notify any requestors.

Manage MULTIPLE FOIA Requests

We automatically create a site to view all of your cities open record request forms.

We understand that your city has many departments that get requests for public information so why have just one form?  OpenRecord allows you to set up FOIA requests for ALL of your departments with just a couple of clicks while still allowing ALL of the records to be searchable by your citizens.

Search & Filter

Easy Search & Filter helps avoid duplicate requests.

You can search and filter results as either a citizen or administrator. This can help manage both internal processes while automatically creating a public portal in real time (while allowing you to control what they can see).

Use Existing PDF or one of our Templates

In seconds we can take your existing PDF and convert into fillable online version that syncs with your OpenRecord Portal

Our powerful builder will allow you to upload and customize ANY form in seconds! You can set rules and validations to make sure it is completed right every time. There is no need for the citizen or you to download anything and the form can be completed from any computer or mobile device.

Insights & Analytics

You can gain access to how many requests and even plot results on a map!

You can search and filter results as either a citizen or administrator. This can help manage both internal processes while automatically creating a public portal in real time (while allowing you to control what they can see).

Multi User Platform

Easily manage and track who is in charge of different records.

You can track and assign responsibility easily between multiple staff members and or departments. You can also easily show who is working on each task and keep track of how long each request is being processed. OpenRecord automatically tracks how long each stage and assignment takes.

Benefits of OpenRecord Tools

Check out some of the many features we have to make the process seamless.

Real Time Data

OpenRecord provides a portal that is easy to update and search giving the public and your staff real time access to data.

Messaging

Our easy to use tools allow your organization to easily share comments and files with messaging tools.

Access to Data

The OpenRecord Portal allows you to create a public portal website that is easy to search and provide systematic access to data.

Save Lots of Time

The OpenRecord tools reduce the time to respond to requests exponentially as well as avoid duplicate requests.

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We can't wait to reduce the pain of FOIA and create a big win for your city.

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Recent FOIA News

OpenRecord keeps track of important news so you don't have to.

July 21, 2016

New Jersey Supreme Court to Decide Whether Electronic Data Are Public Information

The NJ Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which may transform the availability of public information

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August 9, 2016

Democratized Data: How Your Government Can Go Above and Beyond the Technological Mandates of the FOIA Improvement Act

The FOIA Improvement Act pushed agencies to improve their transparency but how can your government meet 21st century standards?

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July 6, 2016

President Obama Signs FOIA Improvement Act into Law - What the Changes Mean for You and FOIA Requests

In his last few months in office, President Obama goes back to one of his earliest promises - FOIA reform.

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June 20, 2016

Record Number of FOIA Lawsuits Filed in 2015

A record number of FOIA lawsuits were filed in 2015, reflecting a recent trend of increasing numbers of FOIA lawsuits.

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About the Team

Built by a team of ex Government Executives and Google Engineers. OpenRecord is created with love by the SeamlessDocs Team in NYC.

Dan Tangherlini

Dan was former Director of the US Treasury and Administrator of GSA. Before that he was Deputy Director of DC and ran DC Dept of Transportation and CFO of the DC Police. He only wished he had SD while he was there.

Jonathon Ende

Jonathon completed Code for America and was also honored by NextCity Vanguards, Urban.us, NYC Venture Fellows and the UK government for his work in changing government.

Dave Nicponski

Dave has an impressive career spending over 8 years at Google and then 2 years at Twitter before joining SeamlessDocs. He is excited about the engineering challenges of taking government into the cloud.

Chachi Camejo

Chachi ran a large digital agency in NYC before connecting with Jonathon and starting SeamlessDocs. He is passionate about combining design with engineering.

Marc Ende

Marc attended Boulder University Business School and immediately got into technology sales. He believes that sales is an old school approach and prefers to help customers find solutions.

Leonardo Zakour

Leo grew up a designer and became passionate about User Experience and Web Design but is even more passionate about making government beautiful!

Ron Bouganim

Ron is founder of the Govtech Fund, the first ever VC dedicated to Govtech, and one of valued SeamlessDocs investors, advisors and board members.

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Trusted by Hundreds of Governments

From small cities in New Jersey to some of the largest cities in the country, SeamlessDocs is trusted to help digitize and automate existing government processes. We have built TONS of features WITH our customers and continue to add features almost every week.

"Excited to get this GRAMA portal up and running, it is going to make my job easier.  Thanks again for all of your help; you have definitely made our transition to going paperless easier than we thought it was going to be."

Cedar Hills

Utah

"Thanks for taking into consideration all of our feedback with the latest release.  We are super excited to be providing better digital services to our citizens!"

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