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GovCMS, Drupal
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Packages at a glance

What is GovCMS?

GovCMS is a whole-of-government open source web content management system designed by government for government and hosted on a secure public cloud. Find out more about GovCMS

Why you might need GovCMS website assessment and advisory services

There may be many reasons why you might consider a GovCMS website assessment, such as:

  • Viability and proof of value: Determine if GovCMS is a viable option that meets your requirements and what level of value it provides so you can make an informed decision.

  • SaaS vs PaaS: Understand the differences to find which one best suits your needs.

  • Replatforming: You want to migrate off your existing, legacy or proprietary web platform.

  • Refresh: You want to update and refresh part or all of your web presence.

  • Budgeting, sizing and business case: You need a detailed understanding of costs to inform budgets and/or the business case of a website project.

  • Consolidation: You want to consolidate your site(s) and you’re considering GovCMS as the target platform.

  • Mission critical: Your site is mission critical and you’re considering GovCMS as a robust, cloud-based target platform.

  • Digital transformation: You’re considering GovCMS as part of your agency’s larger digital transformation initiative.

  • Approach to market: You need to approach the market to design and build your GovCMS site and need to provide a well-written, detailed brief representing your requirements.

Benefits of GovCMS website assessments and advisory services

Some benefits of a GovCMS website assessment are:

  • Understand if GovCMS SaaS or PaaS can meet your requirements

  • Understand if any gaps exist and the related mitigation strategies

  • Understand the risks, costs and timelines for building or migrating onto GovCMS

Fixed price packages

Depending on your needs and the size of your site, several fixed price website assessment packages are available. We can also customise any site assessment package to tailor it to your specific needs.

  1. One-day small site assessment: Consider a one-day assessment if your site is relatively small with simple functionality. See more about one-day site assessments

  2. Three-day medium site assessment: Consider a three-day assessment if your site is larger, with some more detailed functionality. See more about three-day site assessments

  3. Five-day large site assessment: Consider a five-day assessment if your site is large and/or includes complex functionality that will need to be mapped against the GovCMS solution. See more about five-day site assessments

Package comparison at a glance

One-day site assessment

Three-day site assessment

Five-day site assessment

Outcome

  • Establish GovCMS SaaS vs PaaS viability

  • Establish GovCMS SaaS vs PaaS viability, requirements articulated and solution direction

  • Establish GovCMS SaaS vs PaaS viability, requirements articulated and solution direction

Key assumptions

  • Small site

  • < 5 content types

  • No migration/ integration

  • Medium complexity

  • 5-10 content types

  • Expected migration/ integration

  • Large complexity

  • 10+ content types

  • Expected migration/ integration

Approach

  • Review brief

  • Intake and alignment

  • Lightweight discovery

  • Assessment report

  • Review brief

  • Intake and alignment

  • Functional and technical discovery

  • Assessment

  • Solution direction

  • Review brief

  • Intake and alignment

  • Functional and technical discovery

  • Assessment

  • Solution direction

Salsarians (Salsa resources)

  • GovCMS Specialist Engagement Manager

  • GovCMS Specialist Solution Architect

  • GovCMS Specialist Engagement Manager

  • GovCMS Specialist Solution Architect

  • GovCMS Specialist Engagement Manager

  • GovCMS Specialist Solution Architect

Touchpoints

  • Intake

  • ½ day meeting

  • 1-hour presentation

  • Intake

  • 3 x ½ day workshops (3 consecutive days onsite)

  • 1-hour presentation

  • Intake

  • 5 x ½ day workshops (entire week onsite)

  • 1-hour presentation

Deliverables

  • Site functionality matrix

  • GovCMS viability matrix

  • GovCMS assessment report

  • Site functionality matrix

  • GovCMS viability

  • Solution design

  • SaaS vs PaaS evaluation matrix

  • Project requirements report

  • GovCMS assessment report

  • Site functionality matrix

  • GovCMS viability

  • Solution design

  • SaaS vs PaaS evaluation matrix

  • Project requirements report

  • GovCMS assessment report

Engagement hours

21 hrs

88 hrs

124 hrs

Fixed cost

$4,200 + GST

$17,600 +GST

$24,800 + GST

Find out more...

More about one-day site assessments

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What you get

The main outcome of site assessments is a detailed GovCMS assessment report that will help you decide if GovCMS is the best option for your site, and whether SaaS or PaaS is the best fit.

During the assessments, you also get access to:

  • The digital agency that’s the official service provider for the GovCMS platform and program support

  • A highly qualified and experienced digital agency that has delivered over 30 GovCMS projects since 2015

  • GovCMS product and project delivery specialists who can help map your website requirements onto GovCMS and quickly identify gaps and provide suitable solutions. Our project delivery specialists can also contribute to a realistic and considered project delivery plan.

  • A GovCMS technical solution architect who will analyse all the requirements of your site

  • Optional on-premise workshops during key touchpoints (subject to travel and lodging costs)

Get in touch

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