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Who's Responsible for Web Accessibility?

by Nina Vuong
12/08/2017

Local government administrators oversee the day-to-day operations of each department. The public information officer serves as the primary spokesperson and is responsible for the city's image. Finally, the IT manager creates, maintains and enforces standards for implementing technical solutions. But who is responsible for web accessibility? If you think it's just your IT department, then you're wrong.

Vision Gives Thanks to Its Customers

by Nina Vuong
11/23/2017

This Thanksgiving we’d like to take an opportunity to express our thanks to our local government customers who inspire us to build beautiful, functional websites to help serve their communities.

Why is Web Accessibility Important?

by Nina Vuong
11/20/2017

Remember life before the Internet? Some people have argued that no other invention has been more revolutionary since the invention of the printing press. With almost everything made available online, the entire world is now at your fingertips, and you can get almost anything you need with the click of a button – that is, if you’re able to use a mouse, see the screen and hear the audio.

What is Web Accessibility? (Webinar Summary)

by Nina Vuong
11/13/2017

Web accessibility compliance has changed dramatically in recent years, and now local government agencies must ensure that their websites are compliant with the latest accessibility laws as of January 18, 2018.

Simply put, there are no more excuses – such as “the law only applies to federal agencies” or “I can just wait until the Department of Justice comes after me”.

Digital Expert's Panel: Continuous Evolution

by Kimberly Samuelson
11/06/2017

Eric Von Schimmelmann, CIO of Carson City, is quite the change-agent. Luckily, he was able to take some time from replacing every application in the city to join us for this week’s Digital Expert’s Panel.

Almost Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Content Strategy

by Nina Vuong
10/24/2017

Often times, the most overlooked and undervalued part of your website's usability is arguably its most important: content. Even a visually stunning website will not be effective if the information within it is difficult to find and understand.

Herndon Virginia Launches New Website That Reflects the Local Community

by Nina Vuong
10/19/2017

Described as a “Next Generation Small Town” in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, the Town of Herndon is home to 23,000 residents. Herndon was incorporated in 1879 and they just launched their new Vision website.

Digital Expert's Panel: Upgrades - A Chance to Clear the Decks

by Kimberly Samuelson
10/17/2017

Communications Director Sarah Macdonald firmly believes that the City of San Marcos’ resident and business audiences expect that municipalities offer the same sophisticated digital experience as the private sector. She joins us for this week’s Expert’s Corner where she assures us that many municipalities aren’t late-adopters to technology.

Digital Expert's Panel: Culver City Super Sizes Communications, Increasing Monthly Facebook Reach by 1,253%

by Kimberly Samuelson
10/09/2017

Named as “L.A.’s Next Cool Neighborhood” by Vogue Magazine, this vibrant city maintains its buzz by focusing on community interaction leading to their recognition as Vision’s What’s Next Award winner for Citizen Engagement. Anissa Di Vincente the City’s Webmaster, Shelly Wolfberg, Assistant City Manager and Communications Consultant, Jon Barilone of Tripepi Smith join us for this edition of Digital Expert’s Corner.

Digital Expert's Panel: Customer Service Was Woven into the Fabric of the City (Part 2 of 2)

by Kimberly Samuelson
09/19/2017

In the second part of our series, we are again joined by the City of Westland’s CIO, Daniel Bourdeau, who shares his approach to content creation and what the future holds for the city’s website.

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