We work closely with government bodies to provide ongoing support and maintenance for existing and new sites as well as bespoke design and development services.
We have found that often in government departments, the job of a Website Editor is typically bolted on as an addition to someone's full time role and therefore is not something that takes priority. Here at Carbon Six Digital we understand the importance of a quick and seamless editing experience, without the need for a developer.
Our processes closely align with GDS best practice. We know how governments like to run projects and we like to run them in the same way.
Some of our recent clients in this sector
Case study: JNCC Seabed Habitats Website
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the statutory adviser to the UK Government and devolved administrations on UK and international nature conservation. The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) provides long‐term access to high‐quality marine data covering all European coastal waters, shelf seas and surrounding ocean basins. JNCC is the leader of the Seabed Habitats Website.
After running the Seabed Habitats Website on Alterian JNCC decided, in line with their corporate IT policy, to develop Phase 3 of the Seabed Habitats project on Umbraco. JNCC went through a competitive tendering process and selected Carbon Six to design and develop the new website.
Over the period of 2 weeks we undertook a detailed design exercise for the new site, including Information Architecture, Wireframing and Prototyping. We then developed the site using Umbraco 7, as well as Umbraco Forms and Courier. The site also integrates with JNCC's Geospatial Mapping Solution.
In conjunction with JNCC's IT infrastructure team, we deployed the new site to JNCC's hosting infrastructure, using Umbraco Courier to enable Editors to edit content in a separate Editing environment before pushing content changes over to the externally hosted production system.
The project was delivered on time, with the first iteration of the site going live within 6 weeks of the initial project kickoff. JNCC have benefited from the modern editing environment that Umbraco provides, being much simpler, clearer and easier to use.