- The new site launched on Aug. 8 and led to much discussion within the web community and the public at large about (1) the cost to produce the new site and (2) the lack of mobile optimization.
- — JustinLarson (@JustinLarsonBMG)Mon, Aug 13 2012 22:04:03
- — Jessica Smith (@jshomesvan)Tue, Aug 14 2012 01:42:31City of Vancouver revamps website following dismal ratings by users http://www.vancouversun.com/news/City+Vancouver+revamps+website+following+dismal+ratings+users/7060595/story.html …sun.com/news/City+Vancouver+revamps+website+following+dismal+ratings+users/7060595/story.html
- — Tanya Charles (@tanyacharles11)Tue, Aug 14 2012 17:48:58What was the most expensive website ever? This must be close: $3 million for YVR website http://www.theprovince.com/news/million+rebuild+City+Vancouver+website/7059866/story.html …ce.comtheprovinceon+rebuild+City+Vancouver+website/7059866/story.html via @theprovince
- — Hush Magazine (@HUSHVancouver)Tue, Aug 14 2012 18:36:41Why the City of Vancouver website Cost $3 million http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2012/08/why-the-city-of-vancouver-website-cost-3-million/ …zzVancouver/08/whVancityBuzzof-vancouver-website-cost-3-million/ #Vancouver via @VancityBuzz
- — Kevin Quinlan (@KQ_VanCity)Tue, Aug 14 2012 19:48:51
- — Marko Pajalic (@marko_pajalic)Wed, Aug 15 2012 00:51:57Insights on the work that went into the City's new website... (@ Vancouver City Hall w/ 2 others) http://4sq.com/OhkWfF F
- At the event, we got some great context for the project--its scope, how the City and its consultants approached the huge task of reworking a 60,000-page municipal site, and the size of their staff. But they didn't immediately address what folks were there to hear: how did you spend the money and where is mobile on your roadmap?
- — Tracy Bains (@tbains)Wed, Aug 15 2012 01:17:54
- — James Riley (@thejamesriley)Wed, Aug 15 2012 01:32:18Listening to the team who redesigned the City of Vancouver website explain their strategy (@ Vancouver City Hall) http://4sq.com/Pbt7vP P
- — Tracy Bains (@tbains)Wed, Aug 15 2012 01:37:52
Changing the Face of a City
On Aug. 14, 2012, Gordon Ross of Open Road (UX research), Rahel Anne Bailie (content strategy) presented on how they approached the recent revamp of City of Vancouver's website.
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