City of Long Beach

A Case Study

 

About The City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach website consists of both a main site for the city, along with 32 individual departments. With so many individual sites, ThinkLogic created a detailed project plan with a very aggressive timeline to accomplish the migration of 1200+ pages of content, hundreds of images and thousands of documents. This was accomplished with daily morning meetings with all team members, weekly status reviews, and detailed tracking.

Objective

  • Create a CMS solution that includes migrating and styling of 32 departments  microsites) and 1200 pages of content.
  • Develop a number of custom user controls allowing for greater flexibility from one department to the next.
  • Develop a notification tool for the city that allows residents to sign up and stay informed on the city alerts and newsletters.

Requirements

  • CMS Implementation
  • Custom Web Software Development
  • Custom Business Solutions
  • Web Development & Design

The Solution

To accomplish the goals of the project in a short amount of time, we developed a heavily customized Content Management System solution. This solution ensured a smooth migration of content for all 32 departments. In addition, our customization included custom user controls to allow The City of Long Beach to better manage site content.

The Results

We built a highly customized CMS solution that is one of the most robust solutions ThinkLogic has developed.

The new web application allows for:

  • 33 sets of unique permissions for managing content
  • Custom enterprise level search tool
  • Dynamic/flexible responsive navigation solution
  • Custom News and Press Release wigets
  • Custom site caching for fast loading
  • Integreated Calendar/Events soution
 

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