CSD was asked to deliver the new site and faced numerous challenges. The website was to be delivered in a very short time frame within a tightly controlled budget, whilst ensuring it was user-friendly to all target audiences, providing high standards of web accessibility and user satisfaction.
“The website’s objectives were very important. It was essential we met the needs of the disabled children and provided opportunities for people to give feedback on the short breaks advertised,”
CSD wanted a partner that could work quickly and accurately. Aware of Singularity’
The project kicked off with representatives of Suffolk County Council joining CSD and Singularity staff in an intense 3-day competitive ‘hothouse’
Mellor continues: “Successful web sites evolve by responding to users’ views and opinions, and incorporating these into later iterations of the site. The Agile approach worked very well for us because it didn’t prescribe what could and couldn’t be done right at the outset. Instead, the site evolved over 3 iterations, based on feedback we got from an extensive engagement programme. Singularity’
The Agile techniques employed allowed CSD to achieve the maximum business benefits possible in the allotted timescale. Singularity was able to deliver the features that offered the most business value.
“Using the Agile delivery approach we have helped CSD to implement a new online web portal quickly and effectively, ensuring good communication among all the participants as we did so. We delivered on time and within budget and we also made sure that the features we delivered align with CSD’s business priorities. I think this demonstrates that Singularity’
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Set up in 2004, Customer Service Direct (CSD) is a joint venture between Suffolk County Council, Mid Suffolk District Council and BT. It was set up to transform and improve services in Suffolk and manages ICT, HR, Finance and Customer Access for the two councils. For more information visit: http://www.customerservicedirectuk.com/
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