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Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Choose Immediacy

Immediacy announces that Tunbridge Wells Borough Council have purchased Immediacy WCMs 6.0 suite for the re-launch of their public facing websites and community micro sites. The project has been driven by the council's ongoing commitment to deliver a greater transactional functionality on its website and achieve improved accessibility.

With 25,000 unique visitors to www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk monthly, this project will encourage even more citizens to transact online by delivering enriched, accessible content from a more easily managed, compliant platform. In addition to improving information delivery to the public, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is seeking to raise its accessibility rating and Immediacy WCMs 6.0 will help it to meet its obligations to equality and anti-discrimination laws.

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council selected Immediacy following an extensive evaluation of content management solutions against key criteria including ease of management, the potential for collaborative working with other Kent Local Authorities and the technical agility of the solution for administering their intranet, Councillor extranet and new increased microsites. Immediacy WCMs 6.0 was able to demonstrate specific features suited to council use, such as the built-in Accessibility Checker, taxonomy, and ability to integrate with Microsoft SharePoint.

By delivering the functionality to meet these goals, Immediacy will enable the devolution of day to day content maintenance to the fifty plus content authors throughout the council. Built-in workflow, web asset management and versioning tools - which issue automatic content revision alerts - will directly reduce site upkeep costs and at the same time ensure the accuracy and relevance of information served to the public.

Following the launch of the main website, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council will develop its microsites for various community groups. The council also plans to repurpose content to take full advantage of multi channel delivery and publish services to iDTV.



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