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To run a successful social media campaign, you've got to be comfortable with not getting comfortable.
State agencies love paperwork. This carries over to the web as an abundance of downloadable files. PDFs, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations abound. This unfortunately translates poorly on websites.
Adaptive and responsive web design are two commonly used approaches to display websites on multiple devices. The approaches get confused sometimes because of their similarities, but they aren’t exactly the same thing.
I’ve been speaking at various events over the years, and during my presentation, I’ve asked the audience — mostly web content managers or program managers — one simple question:
"How many of you know your web mobile traffic?"
Buzzwords were aplenty at last week's Georgia Digital Government summit — mobile, the cloud, security, big data — and as always, plenty of good swag to take from the vendors sponsoring the conference. But the two big takeaways had very little to do with technology.
Our very own in-house developer, Jenna Tollerson, spent her Saturday doing what every awesome Drupal developer loves to do: She attended DrupalCamp Atlanta.
When we launched the new Georgia.gov in April 2011, we knew it was still a work in progress. We had changed the look and feel dramatically based on careful analysis of user data; based on how users interacted with the new site, we would need to fine-tune some of the functionality.