Plymouth, United Kingdom, August 02, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Socitm, the Society of IT Managers in the public sector, publishes the annual Better Connected 2012 report into the quality and performance of 433 local authority websites.
Bury Council uses its GOSS iCM (intelligent Content Management) website’s personalised homepage to let its customers create their own user experience, making information: “Clear and easy to find.”
The reviews also praised the ability for residents to access local services: “Clear route to the information... A clear and easy path to follow, with good instructions.”
Mike Kelly, chief executive of Bury Council, said: “Our new Web Content Management system from GOSS has freed us to concentrate on providing great content and fast access to top services. GOSS iCM allows us to empower our customers to make the choice of website experience that is right for them.”
Rob McCarthy, CEO, GOSS Interactive, adds: “GOSS Interactive is delighted to welcome Bury Council to our growing family of web content innovators, and congratulates Bury on its success in the SOCITM Better Connected Report for 2012. As experts in facilitating digital strategy for organisations, GOSS is able to provide a full service for councils who want to develop their online channel strategy and provide more services while reducing costs. GOSS Interactive is already helping our clients deliver their future digital strategy, including mobile websites, in preparation for Better Connected 2013.”
GOSS Interactive has been delivering GOSS iCM Web Content Management and website publishing software for more than ten years. Today it is in use by major corporations and public sector organisations where it is the market leader in use by more than 70 of the 433 UK local authorities.
In the report, more than 65% of GOSS clients have been rated among the highest in the country with a further 28% maintaining their previous good scores.