Your GovCMS journey

Welcome to GovCMS. Our goal is to help you deliver and maintain a secure, modern and user-friendly website. We know this process can be complex, which is why we want you to feel as prepared as possible. The information below will help guide you through our processes - but don’t hold us to it! Processes often vary between projects.

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Phase 1: Engagement

  • Engagement phase

    This is where your GovCMS journey begins! Our Engagement team will work with you to understand your website needs and timelines.

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    Journey - People

Phase 2: Onboarding and build

  • Onboarding phase

    Our onboarding team will tell you what you’ll need to do to bring your website onto the GovCMS platform. They'll explain the technical steps needed to get your website ready.

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  • Building your website

    At this stage, you (and your service provider) will be building and adding content to your website. We’ll be working behind the scenes to ensure your website goes live smoothly.

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Phase 3: Go live

  • Preparing for go live

    It’s time to prepare your team and your website for go live. Don’t worry, we’ll help guide you along the way. Some of these steps can take time, so we suggest you give yourself at least two weeks.

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  • Go live

    All the heavy lifting is done! We’ll talk you through a few steps for you to complete and then you can lift the shield and reveal your website to the world!

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Phase 4: Maintenance

  • After go live

    Once you’re live, we’ll help troubleshoot any problems you may come across.

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  • Maintaining your website

    We’ll look after platform security and module updates (SaaS) and platform upgrades. We’ll pass on handy hints to help you maintain the content side of your website. You can also join the GovCMS community and attend our events - to talk about everything website related!

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