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  1. Emergency Management Conference (EMC) 2011

    Posted 7 July 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Datalink exhibited MECC Central at the Emergency Management Conference (EMC) 2011 at The Sebel Albert Park in Melbourne between 12th and 13th July.

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    MECC Central stand at the conference
  2. MECC Central 2.1 technology preview

    Posted 4 July 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    This video demonstrates some of the latest features of the soon to be released MECC Central 2.1.

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    MECC Central 2.1 technology preview

  3. Emergency simulation using incident management software

    Posted 30 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    In 2008 Alpine Shire hosted a half day simulation of the opening of its MECC (Municipal Emergency Coordination Centre) with the aim of testing Datalink's MECC Central 1.0 software system as it would ...

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  4. Responsive Web Design

    Posted 28 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Over the last year or so, we've been preaching the philosophy of responsive web design, a strategy in web design, particularly to better embrace mobile technologies like the iPad and iPhone. ...

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    Datalink website homepage on the iPad (vertical)
  5. 68 Victorian councils to use Datalink's MECC Central for emergency management

    Posted 27 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Datalink has been endorsed by the Municipal Association of Victoria to supply a web based emergency management system, MECC Central, to its member councils.  68 have already signed its joint ...

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    MECC Central 2 incident dashboard
  6. Wireframing and User Experience

    Posted 22 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    This quick video gives a brief insight into the process we use to design website interaction.  It also showcases some of our recent working in wireframing, that is visualising the user ...

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    The art of website wireframing

  7. Optimising Plan's Sponsor a Child Landing Page

    Posted 20 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Datalink have recently re-implemented Plan International Australia's "Sponsor a Child" landing page to increase conversions and optimise the donation funnel.

    Visually the content takes up much less ...

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    Before Image - before
    After Image - after
    Click to zoom
  8. Caravan of courage into Web 2.0

    Posted 7 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Wyndham City Council engaged Datalink to build a microsite for Werribee South Caravan Park as their first step into the world of web, however it is more than just a microsite, its a huge step into ...

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  9. City of Ballarat becomes MECC Central "hub"

    Posted 3 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    The City of Ballarat has become the latest foundation partner for MECC Central 2.0, selecting the software for its emergency and recovery management.

    Unlike other councils using the system, ...

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    Ballarat MECC Central
  10. Some things I found at this year's CeBIT

    Posted 1 June 2011 by Sean Fishlock (Datalink)

    Having not made the trip to CeBIT since 2009, I decided it was high time to do some fact finding about what our industry - Information and Communications Technology - is doing, including the ...

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