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DHS and ODNI re-design public-facing Websites

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new DHS Website

The Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director for National Intelligence are unveiling new, more attractive public faces on the Web.

DHS is offering a preview of the changes it plans to make its site friendlier to the public. It wants to roll out the site officially in the next two weeks, according to the agency’s Web blog page on Aug. 2. It offered a link to preview the new site and asks for public feedback.

It said the new design was guided by user input and user-centered design to make its content more uniform and consistent for the public. The site has specific links on its homepage to areas like its “If you see something, say something” program, suspicious activity reporting and TSA’s Pre Check pre-approval program and others.

The agency said it made other improvements behind the scenes in the administrator’s interface to make communications more cost-efficient and streamline the public’s access to its services. It also plans to add an improved search engine when the new site is launched, so online search functions on the preview site don’t work yet and search requests will revert to the old DHS.gov site until the launch

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the president’s security advisor who helps coordinate the intelligence work of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies, including the National Security Agency, launched an overhauled Web site on Aug. 1 that incorporates public-facing organizational features similar to DHS’ planned pages.

The complete redesign of ODNI site’s front-end, said the agency, gives a look and feel that better enables the agency to deliver information to the public.

The new DNI.gov site includes a number of new features including links to all intelligence community (IC) members, intelligence-related news stories, video, photographs, podcasts and subscription content from throughout the IC.

The website also emphasizes web 2.0 tools like Facebook to allow greater reach and transparency and broader opportunities to highlight the efforts of our federal, state, local, territorial, tribal, private sector, and international partners.

ODNI said the new site was built using an open source content management system and back-end changes provide a scalable and flexible architecture for more efficient distribution of key information while reducing the costs of future investments.

It said it will add additional features and content in the coming months.


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