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. 

Siteimprove: Better Measurement, Better Websites

At GOVTalks Spring 2020, Travis Vermeulen, Principle Customer Service Manager for Siteimprove, gave attendees a close-up look at Siteimprove, how it works, and the way it and its web analytics tools can help them continuously improve their websites.

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. 

From Personas to People: Usability Testing GPSTC’s Redesigned Website

A year after helping the Georgia Public Safety Training Center figure out their personas, we tested their newly redesigned website with real users.

Behind the Scenes of Georgia’s New Census Website: A Focus on Usability

We worked closely with subject-matter experts at the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget to create an easy-to-understand site for the average Georgian.

Addressing Agency Needs with Personas

Moving forward, we want to address the challenges of our agency partners and communicate with them effectively. To get our team and vendors on the same page, we’ve put together 6 personas.

GOVTalks: How to Structure Content for 5 User Types

How do your users make decisions and gather information? Learn about 5 behavioral patterns and what they mean for your digital presence.