Connecting The Community Of Belmont.

We took the website from the dark ages to what is now a leader in the local government web arena. They have a fitting look for a council that represents a vibrant and active community, and provide residents with a huge wealth of resources and information. 

Our development team packed the website with a diverse range of features and integrations that seamlessly synced with other 3rd party tools, this gives residents accurate data, building trust and accuracy of information. Our highlight will always be the Technology One ECM integration - by far the largest integration on the site. You can see it in operation here. Technology One ECM did have APIs available, but they were extremely slow, so our team wrote custom APIs to obtain data directly from Technology One ECM using over 200 lines of custom developed SQL commands. Document data is obtained, and document metadata fields are mapped from ECM fields to a Kentico Page Type, including custom workflow and other logic based on the metadata field values. To everyone else this means thousands of document records are seamlessly imported and leveraged from a 3rd party database.

"Working with Dapth has greatly enhanced the City of Belmont’s website. The newly launched website has not only improved our resident’s online experience but also their ability to search and access information quickly and intuitively. Their hybrid solution is technically sound, aesthetically appealing and meets our security requirements.”

Rajan Sharma - A/Manager Information Technology, City of Belmont


Kentico Xperience was the DXP foundation.

At a high level the content management functionality gave a robust way to implement and build styling and page templates, and at a granular level, the integrations with custom data tables gave unlimited possibilities for the cloud-based platform to consume and publish data. The project kicked off with UX/UI workshops, assessing persona's and user types, then went through requirements documentation, build, testing and launch. The functional requirements for this project alone was 47 pages and over 20,000 words, from award date to go-live date was close to 12 months.


We love a good integration on a local council.

Our development team packed the website with a diverse range of features and integrations that seamlessly synced with other 3rd party tools. Integration allows for a more robust user experience, as data is pulled from sources direct, without waiting on content administrators to make the update manually. Our personal highlight will always be the Technology One ECM integration - by far the largest integration on the site. Technology One ECM did have APIs available, but they were extremely slow, so our team wrote custom APIs to obtain data directly from Technology One ECM using over 200 lines of custom developed SQL commands. Document data is obtained, and document metadata fields are mapped from ECM fields to a Kentico Page Type, including custom workflow and other logic based on the metadata field values. To everyone else, this means thousands of document records are seamlessly imported and leveraged from a 3rd party database.


Are you next for a digital revolution?

What we are trying to say is sometimes a website needs to do more than just look pretty (or simply show what day is bin collection). At the end of the project we delivered a fully mobile responsive design, considerably reduced website licensing and maintenance costs, migrated old content to a new platform, fully trained staff to be independent of us, put in place advanced user journeys to manage content with ease, and the site is fully secure no matter what those hackers may attempt.

The best content management system for a local council website is one that offers a healthy balance of out-of-the-box features matched with custom development. You do not want to overpay for features you do not use, but also not be left developing every feature from scratch. Your CMS would need to adhere to strict security requirements and usability compliances. We help highlight the pros and cons, and let you make an informed decision aligned to your specific requirements.

Yes, we will put our most knowledgeable consultants to hard work. You can book an initial short and sweet session to help guide your next steps or provide detailed support to help scope out your project in detail.

We offer discovery as a separate service. In this stage we would help document your key requirements at a user level, converting them to technical requirements. This means that any quotes you received when going to market will be more like comparing ‘apples to apples’ versus a mix of quotes base do varied assumptions.

Yes, our team can zoom in, beam in or drive in as required. We are completely set up to service clients nationally and internationally.

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