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The Network Innovation Collaboration (NIC) Portal allows Network Licensees to post expressions of interest in relation to particular topics, inviting project partners to make contact with them.
|Energy & Power
|B2C & B2B
|Web Development, Web Design, Bespoke CMS
For project partners, the site allows them to record their names and contact details in a single repository, which Network Licensees can view.
ENA wanted to improve their web development portal, to elevate it as the first calling point for UK networks innovation.
They felt that they needed to improve the way that they published and shared learning. User experience was a key element to focus on. ENA also required a similar look as used for their Smarter Networks website – to promote brand symmetry.
|This web development project started with a series of workshops with ENA key stake-holders and clients in order to fully scope the usability and web development technical requirements of the new portal. A fair amount of focus was given to brand exploration and benchmarking.
|Project Scope of Works
For the NIC portal, we incorporated the bespoke CMS-driven solution used for the Smarter Works portal – created on the .Net web development platform.
|This immediately ensured that the new site would be more accessible – mobile-friendly to be viewed on any device, and also compatible with all browsers.
The basic web development functionality from the previous site was re-implemented:
|Resources / Planning
We are very proud of the final product, an intuitive, highly functioning portal. The project’s success is due to the innovative bespoke web development work involved as well as the UX and design elements of the site. A success both from a UI and site management perspectives.