Category Archive: Process
Take a look at the contract we use which sets out the responsibilities and requirements of the service area and the Digital Services Team during the new.shropshire project.
Jue Williams gives her views as one of the new members of Project WIP
As mentioned on another post, myself and Lewis recently undertook the Umbraco Level 1 and Level 2 training courses, which means we are both now Certified Umbraco Developers, listed on the umbraco.com website (see the links at the end of this post for proof). Being an open and helpful bunch, we thought it would be [...]
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!
Yesterday we presented at Socitm’s Building Perfect Council Websites conference. We’d like to thank Socitm for inviting us along and all those who attended the morning workshop with myself. As promised, here is a write up of the presentation from the workshop ‘Project WIP we’re awesome (but we all make mistakes)’. I apologise now for [...]
Earlier this week we had our neighbours from Birmingham City Council pay us a visit. It gave them a chance to find out about Umbraco – our new Content Management System (CMS) – and how we were getting along with it, and also give them a deeper insight into Project WIP. The visit was interesting [...]
We were recently invited by Shropgeek to give a presentation at their first ever Rebellion event at The Alb in Shrewsbury on Thursday 21st February 2013 (sorry, we know the post is a little late). The Rebellion event gave us an excellent opportunity to show people the thought process behind the development of new.shropshire.gov.uk – in particular Customer [...]
Find out about the Web Services team & how they work
The last few years have brought about a lot of change for Shropshire Council. For us, this has also meant a lot more interaction with other councils and private organisations when collaborating on various projects, or through attending training courses or social events. Whenever we meet a fellow web developer/designer the topic of conversation always [...]