Rich customer journeys across multiple devices drives Braintree District Council's selection of Jadu
Published Friday 3rd February 2012
Braintree District Council has announced a partnership with leading UK technology company Jadu to transform its current website and create a new mobile solution.
Braintree Council's decision to work in partnership with Jadu signals the start of a new phase in their web strategy.
We look forward to working closely with Jadu to develop a fresh and exciting new website facility that will transform the way our diverse customer base can use, find out about and respond to the many services that we provide. Built into the new site will be improved transactional systems, social media and a mobile web application that will enable our customers online access from all their devices such as computers, tablets or mobile phones.
With its experience and track record, Jadu has been able to provide a cost-effective and bespoke service that will ensure we are equipped to meet the needs and expectations of our customers as we advance into the 21st century.Chris Siddall, Cabinet Member for Efficiency and Resources, Braintree District Council
Jadu's Universe platform is a future-proof, next-generation Web Content Management System (CMS) and mobile solution that enables all users, no matter how limited their technical knowledge, to create innovative, customer-focused websites and mobile applications. The technology will allow the Council to develop new online environments and ensure all content is up to date, relevant and properly managed. It will also enable them to handle increased volumes of online transactions and offer a new mobile service.
Suraj Kika CEO at Jadu said:
"We are delighted to be working with Braintree District Council to deliver what their customers want - an efficient and effective online experience. At Jadu we believe that you can create exciting, easy-to-use, content-rich online experiences that are built both for the people who use them and for the people who administrate them. They don't have to be one or the other. Jadu's on-going investment in its web, social media and mobile solutions will ensure that the Council can provide the transactional platform required to meet their current and future needs and, most importantly, the needs of their customers."
About Braintree District Council
Braintree District lies at the heart of rural Essex, spanning some 236 sq miles (612 km2) between the key regional centres of Cambridge, Colchester and Chelmsford.
is the second largest district, by area, in Essex and has the fifth
highest population at over142,000 people*. The number of residents
divides almost equally between those living in rural areas and those
living in the main towns of Braintree, Halstead and Witham.
council works to improve the well-being of people and communities in
the Braintree district now and for future generations - ensuring that
local needs are met, that development is sustainable and accessible and
that its historic towns, villages and attractive countryside are
maintained, improved and protected.