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The pandemic has accelerated the trend of municipal websites serving as a virtual town square – a central and welcoming place where critical information in shared, business is conducted, connections are made, civic pride is reinforced, and a lot more.  Local government websites need to function on… Read More
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The proprietary software upon which Orange County’s previous website had been built, represented the best available solution at the time it was developed. Over the course of a decade and a half, as Drupal made quantum evolutionary leaps forward, the county’s proprietary web software proved to be… Read More
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Orange County California home page
Websites for state and local governments are being called upon to do more heavy lifting than ever before.  Digital transformations and a wide range of initiatives in pursuit of greater efficiencies were well in the works at the start of 2020. Covid-19 took it up several notches -- driving home the… Read More
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Top Pain Points for Public Sector Website Stakeholders
Those of us who have a strong conviction that Drupal is the optimal CMS for government websites are in good company. Secure, scalable, accessible out of the box, inherently cost effective, easily integrated with other systems, and fueled by a million member plus Drupal community -- the number of… Read More
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Last week, one of the largest and most populous counties in the United States launched a new website that a team of us at Promet Source had the privilege to design, build, and manage the content migration from a proprietary CMS.  Seeing this beautiful multi site project through to completion was… Read More
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This week, September 5-11, 2021, has been set aside as National Suicide Prevention Week.  Suicide has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with each year adding another dark chapter to the to rising trajectory.  Stemming the tide and saving lives calls for a complex mix of solutions… Read More
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Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Website
More so than ever before, the public sector is relying on websites to handle a depth and breadth of heavy lifting -- serving as a central information hub, providing a venue for taking care of official business, advancing civic pride, alerting citizens to weather and public health emergencies, and a… Read More
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When speaking with government clients, I’m often asked about web design trends.  The fact is, design trends for government sites have very little to do with colors, fonts, or any sort of fleeting fashion. Nor are government sites the place where the boundaries of technologies such as augmented… Read More
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More so than ever before, government and public sector websites are called upon to multi-task,  functioning as the digital town square -- a central spot for connecting, conducting business, keeping informed, showcasing top attractions, and a lot more.  Among government officials who are… Read More
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