The afternoon of the 22nd August 2013 saw the incredibly successful first “Umbraco in Local Government” event take place here at the Shirehall. It was the first step for us all to start openly pooling our skills and knowledge on this open-source CMS, and to make our websites the best they can be for the public we all serve.
In Local Government? Interested in Umbraco? If yes, come to our event! Continue reading
Yesterday (Monday 10 September) Chris Jones, Louise Tierney and myself attended the Digital Futures 2012 event at the Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury, organised by our colleagues in Shropshire Council’s Communications team. The interesting and entertaining sessions given by the speakers provides a lot of food for thought when it comes to considering how digital and social media is changing the way we interact with the customers that we, as a council, provide services for. You can look for the #digifutures12 hashtag on Twitter to see the tweets from the day, and the discussions that have carried on since then to see how well this event went. Encouragingly, some of the points raised reinforced our own approach when it comes to … Continue reading
We are happy to announce our bus timetables system is now live. Although we have designed the system to work for a wide range of devices we took a chance with this project to try out some new technologies which I wanted to talk about briefly here. Continue reading