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News and notices

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We do not need to migrate all 350,000+ content objects from the old platform—much of the old site is unused and duplicates that cause search and discovery to work poorly. There are several criteria that can help you pick the right content to migrate.

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Schedule time with digital strategists from the content team to create your migration plan and help populate your draft content. The goal it to migrate public content to the new platform by the end of 2019. We can do this!

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Two editor enhancements were developed during Sprint 20: enabling featured content on group pages; and providing email notification when an editor has placed content in review.

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Search term autocomplete, date picker, better media descriptions, City charter and code types, and migration tools have all been released in the last three weeks.

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A recap of the 18th sprint reflects the POWR team's participation in DrupalCon Seattle, and the transition into the new sprint format. The beta's home page has been redesigned, among general updates and bug fixes to the site.

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Sprint 17 was a period of consolidation. We used the school spring break weeks to cross train our development team on crucial tasks and standards, responded to usability testing with focused improvements, and advanced multiple feature design concepts for the site.

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This was our most productive sprint of the POWR project. The team hunted down bugs, released new page templates for editors, conducted live usability testing in the community, and taught the site's search engine to understand synonyms and protected words.

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The look and feel of Portland.gov is taking shape, as a host of design and features improvements went live during Sprint 15 (Jan 30 - Feb 19). Behind the scenes, several bugs were squished and the content model expanded and refined for our editors.

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Our most recent, holidays-extended sprint yielded a quiet but major milestone: opening up beta.portland.gov for "soft review," where access to the site is no longer limited to employees.

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Our latest sprint effort included a series of improvements to aid user accessibility, site design options and review, workflow management tweaks for editors -- and of course copious attention to building the community-focused service directory.

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The POWR team put accelerated focus on content origination during Sprint 11, while continuing to improve the experience for both editors and the community.

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The POWR team has been focused on turning design and content into an autumn Beta release. Workshops with partner bureaus, editor improvements, and bug fixes were the goals for Sprint 10.

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Our most recent sprint saw content workshops in full swing, moving us closer to Beta release. Image galleries, group page layouts and color palettes, and early steps creating a Citywide web style guide, were among the highlights of our development work.

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Sprint 8 was a strong period of Alpha site feature refinement in preparation for the upcoming Beta release. Crucial bureau-based content workshops began in earnest and will increase in pace during Sprint 9.

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The Portland Oregon Website Replacement is quickly approaching the public Beta release. The last six weeks have delivered many news features to the internally-released Alpha platform.