Recap: GOVTalks Spring 2020 - Measuring the Performance of Your Website

Read about DSGa's 13th GOVTalks conference, sponsored by our web analytics partner, Siteimprove. For this, DSGa's first-ever virtual event, we introduced the Siteimprove dashboard, a tool that enables agencies to monitor, measure, and improve the performance of their websites and deliver a better experience for users. 

How to Define the Success of Your Digital Properties

In his keynote for GOVTalks Spring 2020, Chief Digital Officer Nikhil Deshpande gave attendees a detailed look at digital metrics strategies and the critical role they play in helping agencies measure, analyze, and report on the effectiveness of their digital properties. He also discussed the ways that GovHub, the state’s official content management system (CMS), and its performance measurement tool, Siteimprove, give agencies everything they need to monitor, evaluate, and improve their website’s performance. 

Quality Assurance: A Content Strategy that Prioritizes People

At GOVTalks Spring 2020, DSGa’s Will Alford, Director of Content, and Rachel Hart, Solutions Analyst, took attendees deep into the Quality Assurance module of Siteimprove. We learned that Siteimprove’s Quality Assurance module encompasses User Experience (UX), Content Quality, Security, and Content Freshness.

Accessibility Made Simple: Using Siteimprove to Drive Your Accessible Content Strategy

At GOVTalks Spring 2020, DSGa’s Testing and Support Lead, Jasmyne Epps, gave attendees an in-depth look at Siteimprove’s Accessibility module. She explained how agencies can use Siteimprove to better understand web accessibility and to empower their organizations to develop content with accessibility standards and guidelines baked in.

Designing with Crisis in Mind

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) contacted GTA’s Office of Digital Services (DSGa) with hopes of joining GovHub. 

State of Georgia launches its first Alexa Skill: Ask GeorgiaGov

Through technology and design we can lessen the friction between Georgians and government services. This extends far beyond our previous focus of websites. To fulfill this mission, we've published Ask GeorgiaGov, an Alexa skill.

Web Tech Day Recap: Building With Accessibility “Baked-In”

In April, our accessibility expert, Jasmyne, spoke at Middle Georgia State University's Web Tech Day. Couldn't make it? Find her key points here, and learn how to make your next website or app accessible from the start.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Our Approach to Accessibility Over the Years

We’ve always prioritized accessibility. Here's a look through our milestones and a reminder why accessibility matters this Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

3 Lessons from GSMCON 2017 for Social Media Managers

Social media needs to be accessible, it's great for breaking news, and you need to be aware of policies and legal requirements. See what our social media expert learned from this year's Government Social Media Conference.

Beyond the Screen: Futurism Meets Inclusion

Conversational interfaces meet evolving usage patterns and expectations, while also assisting users with limited abilities to access information with an easy conversation.