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Clarity CMS - A Brief Overview

  1. 1. Presented by Clarity Ventures, Inc. ClarityProjects.com © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  2. 2. About Clarity   Bios, Competencies Relevant Project Briefs   APPIC, Aguirre, J.D. Rush, FabCon, Forbes Systems   Project management  Capacity & training Timeline  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  3. 3. Texas C Corp  Decade in IT industry  MS .NET, ASP.NET development  Microsoft Certified   Independent software vendor  Dynamics stack, SharePoint SEO Certified   Austin, TX (HQ) © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  4. 4. Chris Reddick – Strategy, SQL, ASP.NET, MOSS  Chad Perry – .NET, SQL, ASP.NET, MOSS  Matt Wire – SQL, ASP.NET, SEO  Steven Serna – ASP.NET, Design, SEO  Jeff Widener – Strategy & Initial planning  Marina Marsh – Web Strategy & Development  Vera Maxakova – Design, PHP, CSS/HTML, JScript  Den Marcelo – Design, XHTML, CSS, Flash, JScript  Aghasi Aghabalyan – .NET, SQL, ASPNET, Flash  Matt Greener – CSS/HTML, PHP, .NET, Flash  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  5. 5. ASP: Classic, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5   SQL: 2000, 2005, 2008  IIS 5, IIS 6, IIS 7  Windows Server: 2003, 2008  Hosting, E-mail, Domains  Enterprise MOSS  Localization, E-commerce, Client Portal  SEO, Marketing, Graphics/Design MS Stack: Certified Dynamics GP, CRM, Exchange, SharePoint  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  6. 6. • ClarityProjects.com © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  7. 7. APPIC.Org   Classic ASP Development, SQL injection attacks  Multiple redundant security layers  Purged 2,080,000 fields in infected database  Addressed server maintenance issues  Automated backups  IIS 6.0 and Server optimizations  Error handling & automated e-mail reporting  Live website maintenance, time critical updates  Project management, Security, & maintenance  Straight from the Client: “I really appreciate Clarity’s sensitivity to the timeline for getting these programs reinstated. Greg and I, and the Board, have been very happy with your responsiveness and the work you have done. Thank you! Thanks, -Teri Simoneau” © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  8. 8. AguirreRoden.com   Enterprise CMS system  5 sites; Single project portfolio data source  Integrated sub-sites with custom branding  Immersive Flash and AJAX integration  Database driven flash image gallery  CMS manageable portfolio &AJAX image rotators  Hosting, domain setup, rolling backups, site uptime stats & 3 minute keep-alive  Custom enterprise website app from scratch  Planning, design, project management, implementation, & maintenance  Straight from the Client: “Great job on the site! – Kristin Lichtenauer I’ve been on/off the site throughout the day. I just noticed the flash on the home page with the zoom out of the photo. AWESOME! Thank You, -Lisa Roden” © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  9. 9. J.D. Rush Client Portal   Enterprise MOSS SharePoint 2007 integration  Securely expose protected Client files through public facing Client portal system with security enabled login  Integrate sub-sites with custom branding  Live hosting and development assistance with pre- existing internal staff to enable and launch J.D. Rush Client Portal  Remote assistance via conference and screen sharing  Video screen capture & audio training for ongoing reference  Custom enterprise website app with MOSS integration  Planning, design, project management, implementation, & maintenance © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  10. 10. Fabcon, Inc.   Enterprise class pre-sale CRM & workflow management intranet solution  Integration with Oracle, Outlook, and internal legacy & proprietary systems  Cutting edge user-interface; desktop like speeds  Complex internal calculations & logic to process sales estimates on the fly for projects with 50,000+ calculation dependencies  Role and user based security and functionality  Custom enterprise website app from scratch  Planning, design, project management, implementation, & maintenance © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  11. 11. Forbes Industries   Custom catalog system, immersive presentation  Two websites & two CD-Rom catalogs; Single live data-source  Quote request/ordering system  Intuitive backend administrative system  SEO Driven, Marketing Centric Design  Custom enterprise website app from scratch  Planning, design, project management, implementation, & maintenance © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
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  13. 13. 93% of consumers worldwide use search engines to find & access  websites Source: Forrester Research  85% of qualified Internet traffic is driven through search engines, 75% of search engine users never scroll past the first page of results Source: Seventh WWW User Survey - Georgia Institute of Technology  Potential customers form an opinion of your company within 3-4 seconds Source: General consensus, online Marketing experts  Website appearance is essential as an Internet Marketing Tool Source: Deam Rass, Internet Marketing Specialist © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  14. 14. Professional design & marketing  SEO enabled framework  CMS & backend admin  Integration  Clarity project management  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  15. 15. Professional Graphical Design   In house design/graphics team  Multiple mockups for review  Effective, intuitive designs © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
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  22. 22. Complete SEO   Add & update page titles, meta tags, and keywords  Optimize text structure and keyword density  Validate with multiple “spider” simulators Results & Certification   SEO Professional Certification  #1 & 2 position in Google search  Next slides for samples © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
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  26. 26. Clarity CMS   Simple & intuitive: similar to Microsoft Word  Save thousands of dollars  Make your life easier! Intuitive Functionality   Text, Images, Links  Flash, Video, Media  Versioning, Approvals  Copy page/module  File Uploads / FTP  Security & Roles © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  27. 27. Needs Analysis   Review both short & long term plans Example Project Plan, Task Breakdown, & Timeline Time & Cost Estimates   Cost estimates & included functionality  Establish timeline & Communication Plan   Establish weekly or bi-weekly schedule  Project success criteria & reporting Execution & Review   Implementation  Weekly reporting  Time-logs  Project site  Live development site Hosting transfer, validation, training   Validate & transfer application  Take project live  Conduct on-site or virtual training  Video recording  Training manual Maintenance & Service   Discounted maintenance rates  Ongoing service and communication © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  28. 28. • Weekly updates via conference calls • Solicit feedback • Discuss progress • Live Development site • ClarityProjects.com/PreferredClient • Client Portal • Automated bug tracking • Feature requests • Attach documents, screenshots, etc. © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  29. 29. Basecamp  JumpChart  Camtasia  GotoMeeting  Harvest Timer  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  30. 30. Basecamp   Real-time collaboration and communication portal  Consistent, timely project updates via e-mail through Basecamp site  File sharing with everything in one place… no hunting through e-mails, etc. © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  31. 31. JumpChart   Quick, simple, effective site-mapping and content revisions  Communicate overall site plans  Deliver content in text based format to build site framework  Makes entire development process smoother and more seamless © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  32. 32. Camtasia   Screen and audio capture to deliver immersive, directed training materials  Always available, unlimited playback  Specific training catered to project  Save internal training time… send a link to the appropriate training video and enable your team to deliver results quickly & effectively © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  33. 33. GotoMeeting   Screen and audio capture to deliver immersive, directed training materials  Always available, unlimited playback  Specific training catered to project  Save internal training time… send a link to the appropriate training video and enable your team to deliver results quickly & effectively © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  34. 34. Harvest Timer   Real-time tracking of project hours used to date  Bi-Weekly / Weekly time reporting  Get an up to date view on project hours and detailed task breakdowns upon request  Effective project management begins and ends with delivery and execution… this tool enables our team to bring our full spectrum of resources to bear in the most time and cost effective manner © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  35. 35. • Next Steps • Summary • Questions? © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  36. 36. Review initial proposal  Client references  Live Demo(s)  Discuss/set project timeline  © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  37. 37. Topics Discussed   Business challenges  Clarity positioned to help  Similar projects  System features & Benefits © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.
  38. 38. Next Steps   Review initial proposal  Contact client references  Discuss project timeline  Set next action point… © 2009 Clarity Ventures, Inc.

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