Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 28 - Page 15

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Global leading university in Singapore builds new digital brand presence university was facing a sprawling web estate and was looking for a new solution to manage its plethora of content and administrative tasks , as well as maintain consistency in branding and visual layouts . Additionally , users had to navigate its multiple subdirectories and subdomains . The university needed a new , intuitive and easyto-use digital experience platform to drive an enterprise-wide Digital Transformation .

Progress , the trusted provider of infrastructure software , has announced that Nanyang Technological University Singapore ( NTU Singapore ) used the Progress Sitefinity DX platform to transform its digital presence and web experience .

The university centralized the management of its over 150 subsites under one domain umbrella , achieving a consistent brand presence and user experience while speeding up time to market and team productivity .
Ranked among the world ’ s top universities , NTU Singapore has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering , business , science , humanities , arts , social sciences , education and medicine . The
“ We chose Sitefinity DX because it is a powerful enterprise solution and could meet the needs of the varied business units in our organization – education , corporate , research , industry partners and alumni ,” said Alvin Ong , Chief Information Officer , NTU Singapore .
“ The project , which was in partnership with EY , is the biggest website transformation initiative NTU has undertaken , involving more than 100 departments and 400 users .”

Everbridge helps WIRES improve animal rescue response times in Australia

Everbridge , a global leader in Critical Event

Management ( CEM ) and national public warning software solutions , has announced the company is marking three years of support for Australia ’ s largest wildlife rescue organization , WIRES ( Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service ).
This is a non-profit providing rescue and rehabilitation for sick , injured and orphaned native animals for over 35 years .
More than 5,200 WIRES volunteers – across four states in Australia and comprising 10 different wildlife rescue organizations – use Everbridge and its xMatters digital service availability solution to communicate and coordinate wildlife rescues .
“ The recent severe flooding across Queensland and New South Wales was unprecedented in scale and impact on communities , the environment and our native wildlife ,” said Lucy Clark , Emergency Response Manager for WIRES . “ In March alone , WIRES received around 10,000 rescue calls . During this period , Everbridge proved to be invaluable yet again , providing us with the ability to get notifications out to volunteers in affected areas in a timely and efficient manner .
“ We had hundreds of volunteers and key staff in these areas , many of whom were carrying out search and rescue . We were able to quickly create new communications groups to target for rescue notifications , allowing us to reach our primary response teams , maintain regular contact with them and allocate urgent resources to the flood zones .”
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