Promet Source, South Florida Water Management District Named A Finalist in 2017 Acquia Engage Awards

Promet Source today announced it has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Acquia Engage Awards in the Public Works category. The Acquia Engage Awards recognize the amazing sites and digital experiences that organizations are building with the Acquia Platform. 

More than 200 submissions were received from Acquia customers and partners, from which 80 were selected as finalists. Nominations that demonstrated an advanced level of visual design, functionality, integration and overall experience have advanced to the finalist round, where an outside panel of experts will select the winning projects.

Winners will be announced at Acquia Engage in Boston from October 16-18, 2017. 

“Acquia’s partners and customers are setting the benchmark for orchestrating the customer journey and driving the future of digital. Organizations are mastering the art of making every interaction personal and meaningful, and creating engaging, elegant solutions that extend beyond the browser,” said Joe Wykes, senior vice president, global channels and commerce at Acquia. “We’re laying the foundation to help our partners and customers achieve their greatest ambitions and grow their digital capabilities long into the future. We’re inspired by the nominees and impact of their amazing collective work.”
 
The full list of finalists for the 2017 Acquia Engage Awards are posted to Acquia’s website. 

About the Project 

The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that manages water resources for 16 counties in the southern half of Florida, ranging from Orlando to the Florida Keys.

Visitors go to their site to get permits, real-time data, rainfall modeling reports, fact sheets, listen to scientific podcasts, and more.

Learn more about South Florida Water Management District here: https://www.sfwmd.gov/who-we-are 

Promet Source was chosen by the South Florida Water Management District to develop a website that was simple to navigate, responsive for mobile devices, section 508 compliant for users with disabilities, and easy to maintain for their IT department. The project was completed in Fall 2016.

SFWMD needed a platform that was modern and user-friendly. Because they have a lot of content to share with site visitors, they needed a content management system that could comfortably handle large amounts of information. Their previous site had hard-coded pages, which were cumbersome to update, so they also needed a site that could be updated without having to touch code when information changed.

Project Success with Acquia

SFWMD’s non-IT staff members are tasked with keeping the site updated, and with new content being added regularly their Drupal 8 site needed to be easy to use.

In order to facilitate this, Promet Source selected Acquia Lighting as the Drupal 8 distribution, because it comes with a selection of proven modules to help manage editorial workflows like the ones SFWMD wished to implement.  Using a vetted Drupal 8 distribution removes the possibility that two modules in it might not work well together, and cuts down on development time as individual modules don’t have to be discovered and vetted.

About Promet Source

Promet Source is a leading interactive development firm. We specialize in harnessing the power of Drupal and other open source tools to deliver high-value web and mobile application development and support. Our dedicated Drupal development, training and web accessibility teams have deep technical expertise and are recognized as leaders within the Drupal community. Promet serves clients globally across multiple industries-specializing in government, higher education, non-profits, start-ups, healthcare and professional services.

About Acquia


Acquia is the leading provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions. Forward-thinking organizations rely on Acquia to transform the way they can engage with customers -- in a personal and contextual way, across every device and channel. Acquia provides the agility organizations need to embrace new digital business models and speed innovation and time to market. With Acquia, thousands of customers globally including the BBC, Cisco, Stanford University, and the Australian Government are delivering digital experiences with transformational business impact.