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  1. Responsive Web Design

    Posted 28 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Over the last year or so, we've been preaching the philosophy of responsive web design, a strategy in web design, particularly to better embrace mobile technologies like the iPad and iPhone. ...

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    Datalink website homepage on the iPad (vertical)
  2. 68 Victorian councils to use Datalink's MECC Central for emergency management

    Posted 27 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Datalink has been endorsed by the Municipal Association of Victoria to supply a web based emergency management system, MECC Central, to its member councils.  68 have already signed its joint ...

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    MECC Central 2 incident dashboard
  3. Wireframing and User Experience

    Posted 22 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    This quick video gives a brief insight into the process we use to design website interaction.  It also showcases some of our recent working in wireframing, that is visualising the user ...

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    The art of website wireframing

  4. Optimising Plan's Sponsor a Child Landing Page

    Posted 20 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Datalink have recently re-implemented Plan International Australia's "Sponsor a Child" landing page to increase conversions and optimise the donation funnel.

    Visually the content takes up much less ...

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    Before Image - before
    After Image - after
    Click to zoom
  5. Caravan of courage into Web 2.0

    Posted 7 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Wyndham City Council engaged Datalink to build a microsite for Werribee South Caravan Park as their first step into the world of web, however it is more than just a microsite, its a huge step into ...

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  6. City of Ballarat becomes MECC Central "hub"

    Posted 3 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    The City of Ballarat has become the latest foundation partner for MECC Central 2.0, selecting the software for its emergency and recovery management.

    Unlike other councils using the system, ...

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    Ballarat MECC Central
  7. Some things I found at this year's CeBIT

    Posted 1 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Having not made the trip to CeBIT since 2009, I decided it was high time to do some fact finding about what our industry - Information and Communications Technology - is doing, including the ...

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  8. Recruitment Software website launched

    Posted 20 May 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Developing a complex website for a software company is always an interesting exercise.  For one, there is always an industry point of reference by which your processes and methodology can be ...

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    FastTrack website new homepage
  9. Is your CMS multi-site capable ?

    Posted 16 April 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    A recent survey by CMS Wire found that the majority of content management systems (CMS) out there, particularly the popular open source ones, are single site oriented.    What does this ...

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    Multi-site management at the NTEU
  10. Youth week makeover for youth website

    Posted 12 April 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    During National Youth Week 2011 we launched Youth Portal 2.0 and thought it would be a good idea to freshen up our microsite at the same time.

    The redeveloped site used our CMS multi-site capability ...

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    New look Youth Portal website Homepage