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Georgia state agency employees, are you ready for another GOVTalks?!
Since our last meeting in September, we've done a lot of work with our development partner, Lullabot. We can't wait to show you what's been done and talk about how close you are to migrating to Drupal 8!
47 Trinity Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
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Calvin RhodesChief Information Officer, State of Georgia
Keynote: The new role of your website
Websites are no longer digital versions of brochures or a collection of pages. As state agencies get ready to migrate to the new digital platform, we demonstrate a decoupled approach to content management. This talk shines a light on how your content needs to be structured, inter-connected, and also decoupled from pages, to make your website dynamic and future-ready for channels that do not exist today.
Nikhil DeshpandeChief Digital Officer, State of Georgia
Planning Beyond the Page
Communicating your organization’s messages effectively can be an overwhelming challenge in the age of mobile browsing, social sharing, and endlessly multiplying “engagement” tools. By moving beyond the “one post, one page” view of your content, you can make better use of your organization’s resources, simplify your own work, and plan more effectively for the future.
Jeff EatonSenior Digital Strategist, Lullabot
Migration Schedule Update
The migration is underway! Donna will provide a look at all of what a project of this scale includes, and discuss the schedule and process to get all sites onboarded. She'll walk through some next steps and content scenarios to be on the lookout for as you prep your site for migration.
Donna SumnerSr. Project Manager, DSGa
Best Way to Use New Content Types in D8User Experience (UX) Breakout
Learn about the new features and functionality on the Drupal 8 platform. The do’s and don’ts for various content types will be explained, complete with some user experience and interface design best practices.
Dominic DistrettiUX Designer, DSGa
Designing smart layouts in the GOVHubUser Interface (UI) Breakout
In the new system, editors have a lot more freedom to lay out content in a way that makes sense for their agency’s goals and their audience’s needs. Of course, that means they’ll also have more freedom to lay it out in a way that doesn’t make sense. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll cover some ground rules and work on a page layout together so you leave knowing how to make your content shine.
Rachel HartUX / UI Designer, DSGa
Preparing Content for the Drupal 8 MigrationContent Strategy Breakout
As agencies begin the migration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, it's time for a new approach to content. This breakout will discuss how to prepare for content for migration and how to think differently the way we organize, structure, and present public-facing content.
Amanda de ZayasContent Strategist, DSGa
Hashtag: #GaGOVTalksSponsor: Lullabot