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Is New Media still really new? The truth is that media is always getting "new"! It remains the technology or delivery method in which we wrap our stories. These two important factors, the medium and the message, have the greatest influence on the effectiveness of new media such as websites, blogs, E-Learning, portals, social media networks, intranets and extranets.

We have considerable experience in developing online media and support through e-commerce, content management systems (CMS) and database management tool sets. We continually research the marketplace to evaluate new technologies, their influence on the delivery of information and customer use patterns. This allows us to place powerful tools in the hands of our clients and offer meaningful guidance on a changing information delivery landscape.

Regardless of the technology, exceptional new media benefits from only two things "being a great story" or "telling great story!"

Ycommunicate brings marketing insight into the production process, that you just can't get any other way.

  • We research technology on an ongoing basis to ensure that we understand how we can utilize its most innovative capacity
  • We offer guidance and information on how to use new technology to reach your clients more effectively
  • We immerse ourselves in your business model to ensure that we are leveraging value
  • We produce great creative, in telling your story
  • We use standard benchmarked interactive design to ensure that navigation is intuitive
  • We scale our solutions to your needs in the short and long term
  • We customize our enterprise level solutions where it makes sense, and source out off-the-shelf solutions as a more cost effective alternative implementation strategy when feasible

Our production skill set includes the capability to design, manage and implement custom enterprise-level, online solutions including web portals, extranets, e-learning or e-marketing, intranets and internets, e-commerce, content management, data management and more.

Custom Development & Integration - Web Applications

Web sites and online marketing have evolved rapidly in the past few years to deliver small and medium business level solutions at a low cost through the use of templates and Open Source (OS) solutions. This means that our customers can now expect to benefit by editing their own content through a real-time What You See Is What You Get (WYSWYG) interface. This allows customers to manage their site and its functionality without a lot of technical web programming knowledge.

The following is a list of the functionality most often requested by our clients and that are available within our selected Open Source solution.
 



Open Source solutions offer us and our customers a framework for a comprehensive portal level web site with built in plug and play functionality. The best part is that OS systems are free through a worldwide community of support developers who work together to enhance, refine, document and support a particular OS system. Not all OS systems are built equally and they must be configured to respond to each customers needs based on the business profile, customer profile, product or service offering and their ability to undertake the ongoing management of their web site.

We work with you to define, configure and implement the functionality that best responds to your management needs and the needs of your customers. We can design and implement the right tool set for your site ranging from a brochure site to a portal level solution that includes some or all of the plug and play modules listed above.

We also integrate existing web sites and their functionality into the OS system; as well as our custom programmed functionality. We are constantly researching and testing available open source solutions based on our customers' needs. These are some of the kinds of questions we consider when selecting the right solution for our customers.

  • Which Open Source Solution has the best range of plug and play web management tools?

  • How intuitive and easy to use are these web management tools?

  • What kind of support and documentation is provided?

  • Is there on-going support for the products continued development?

  • How easily can functionality be integrated or customized?

  • How easily can existing web content and data be integrated into the OS solution?

  • What level of skill does the client have to support the OS implementation?

  • Does the client require ongoing support and training?

We customize our portal solutions where it makes sense, and source out off-the-shelf solutions as a more cost effective alternative implementation strategy. Our production skill set includes the capability to select, design, implement, configure and custom program (as required) portal level solutions.

We research technology on an ongoing basis to ensure that we understand how we can utilize its most innovative capacity and offer guidance and information on how to use new technology to reach your clients more effectively. We immerse ourselves in your business model to ensure that we are leveraging value and scale our solutions to your needs in the short and long term.