Coach and Equipment Manufacturing Site ReleasedDecember 12, 2018
Today DSD Web Works released the new fully responsive web site for the manufacturing division of Coach and Equipment. The new site is full of rich visuals that help portray the advanced manufacturing process used in constructing small and mid-sized buses. Coach and Equipment has a long rich tradition of manufacturing buses and coaches that actually date back to the early 1900's.
We have collaborated on many projects over the years with Coach and Equipment and were thankful for the opportunity to once again demonstrate our expertise is design and development on this latest project.
Cornell University - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) ComplianceNovember 30, 2018
Today representatives of Cornell University contacted DSD Web Works to take a lead on fulfilling the University's push for full WCAG 2.0 compliance. The University has numerous web assets and the request was to review all guidelines and direct adherence to those guidelines for a number of their web properties. The project is plan to begin in January of 2019 and result in full 2.0 compliance by the end of the year. We look forward to working with Cornell University once again and complete the project which will truly enhance accessibility for people with disabilities to a number of Cornell University web properties.
Curtiss Museum Migrates to Office 365November 21, 2018
Today Glenn H. Curtiss Museum migrated their email serves to Office 365. The new communication platform will integrate smoothly with the museum's in-house Microsoft products and enhance their collaborative efforts within the museum and with collaborative association. We are please to help in the migration which was successful and resulted in a smooth transition.
LJH Management Request QuoteNovember 8, 2018
Today members of LJH Management met with DSD Web Works to discuss the development of a custom CMS application to help manage their diverse property portfolio. Needs were assessed and explanation of our approach was given to help LJH make a decision on what direction they will pursue in regard to their digital footprint. Emphasis was placed on the development of custom management tools and marketing strategies.
We look forward to the possibility of future collaborative work.
Finger Lakes Landlord Association WorkshopOctober 11, 2018
AGENDA: Details and step by step instruction on website login, member page, member account profiles, property entry, tenant assignments, entering evictions and judgments, resources, proprietary news and events
LOCATION: Newark Kountry Club 2 Country Club Drive, Newark, NY 14513 (Yes, this is the old Newark Country Club facility.)
Bar and Restaurant are open before and after meeting for purchasing your own food and drinks.
MEETING TIME: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
BRING: Your own laptop (Facility has Wifi) and/or Notepad.
Coach Bus Parts Site ReleaseOctober 10, 2018
Today Coach & Equipment and DSD Web Works released the newly designed Coach Bus Parts web site. The new site is now fully responsive (i.e. responds to any size screen seamlessly) and has a more modern flair. The site is a very active e-commerce site that is responsible for all bus parts sales for the organization. Proper steps were taken to transition from the old site to the new in order to maintain the very high rankings among search engines that the company has benefited from for years.
DSD Web Works looks forward to the long standing, continued relationship that we have built with this wonderful corporation whose origins began in 1895. We have been lucky enough to work with them since 2004. We have been involved in many different projects throughout the years including e-commerce applications, various APIs which allow for different systems to interact with each other, multiple web sites, document management tools and our latest project, the complete custom design of a bus configuration application.
FLLA General MeetingSeptember 24, 2018
Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Center
131 Drumlin Court
Newark, NY 14513
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Amenities: Lite snacks & drinks provided.
Agenda: Don't Miss this opportunity to talk with nationally known landlord coach and fellow investor, Jeff Taylor.
Guest Speakers - Jeff Taylor, aka Mr. Landlord
Launch NEW Website
DSD Web Works was proud to be able to attend the meeting and was thrilled to celebrate the final release of the application that so many helped to create. It begins a new era for the Finger Lakes Landlord Association.
Finger Lakes Landlord Association Site ReleaseSeptember 21, 2018
The much anticipated fully managed Finger Lakes Landlord Association (FLLA) website and full complement of rental management tools were released today. The application was completely custom built using an open source solution configured on a LAMP stack. A complete well designed database architecture was built that will allow for intuitive historical management of properties, tenants, tenancies, evictions, judgments and landlords throughout the Finger Lakes Region of Western New York. Landlord members can easily manage their properties and existing tenants as well has have document history on past tenants. Historical information can be shared from landlord member to landlord member.
The heart of the application is one single member page that allows landlord members full access to all the functionality of the application. Extremely intuitive interfaces allow for quick learning of and benefiting from the many features. In addition, a fully modern, responsive presentation was created for Associate Members (Landlord related businesses and groups), non-members that would include potential landlord members and area tenants and a full rental site that allows for both the ease of posting rental availability within the Finger Lakes for both members and future rental residents.
DSD Web Works worked very closely with association staff and members to custom design a robust application. All contributed to the success of today's launch.
Famous Brands Ebay Integration Application ReleasedSeptember 4, 2018
DSD Web works released a new software solution today that interacts with Famous Brands accounting software and Ebay. The new application allows for seamless one-click transfer of product data from the accounting software directly to the Ebay platform. The words we received after launch were: "I am very, very happy. This script works perfectly and will save us two people working 4-5 hours every day! Love it!". We were glad we could help streamline a routine process and seriously increase Famous Brands efficiency.
Finger Lakes Landlord Association August ReviewAugust 7, 2018
Administrators for the Finger Lakes Landlord Association (FLLA) and DSD Web Works met today to review the current status of the application under development. The project is ahead of schedule and will begin real testing by a number of random members. Feedback from the test drivers will help finalize the various interfaces and functionality of the application and we look forward to a potential September 2018 release.
Hitachi Metals America (HMA) Administrative UpgradesJuly 31, 2018
Today DSD Web Works released administrative upgrades for Hitachi Metals America (HMA). Additions to customer management including easy quick search of customers based on multiple independent criteria. The brand new Customer Review module allows for authorized HMA personnel to easily review and manage customers and associated online payments with those customers.
Famous Brands Amazon Integration Application ReleasedJuly 30, 2018
Today Famous Brands begin working with a application that allows for the easy export of products from their in-house accounting software to a cloud based configuratior that arranges the data for appropriate and seamless Amazon integration. The new application, custom built by DSD Web Works, saves hours and hours worth of work that was previously manually done. The automation and ease of the script received multiple warm Thank You! from those who work in their IT/Digital platform department.
New Responsive Site Design Revealed for Coach Bus PartsJuly 24, 2018
Coach Bus Parts and DSD Web Works met today for the revealing of the new Coach Bus Parts responsive web site design. Other changed included a more modern flair and easier navigation. In addition, all properties will be unified under common standards of branding which will help in all marketing efforts. The site design was enthusiastically endorsed.
Coach and Equipment Review New Manufacturing Site ConceptsJuly 24, 2018
New concepts for the manufacturing site of Coach & Equipment were presented today by DSD Web Works. The new concepts continue on an earlier theme used in the bus parts site. All Coach & Equipment web properties will now feature a uniform look and feel. Navigation across all properties will also be shared. In addition, site upgrades will all be responsive in nature... responding naturally to the size of the screen that one is viewing the contents on. Conclusion from the presentation was a full green light to begin the development phase of the new site which include a new, more robust content managed system.
Coach and Equipment New Document LibraryJuly 12, 2018
Today DSD Web Works released the new Document Library application as requested by Coach and Equipment, Inc. The application allows for the easy manipulation and organization of sales system documents. With control over defining infinite number of both document categories and subcategories, Coach & Equipment will be able to aid salespersons to easily obtain useful documents that help support their efforts on selling and configuring small and medium sized buses.
Hitachi Metals America Payment Portal ReleasedJune 25, 2018
Today DSD Web Works and Hitachi Metals America, Inc. (HMA) released their new Payment Portal. The portal allows for an easy online payment option for all HMA customers. Integration with Stripe technology (fully PCI compliant) makes processing secure and seamless. The completed administrative backend allows for easy payment reconciliation with export options allowing for integration into in-house A/R software. The completed work met all required criteria as defined by the project description.
Hitachi Metals America SEO ContractJune 15, 2018
Today the Hitachi Metals America, Inc. (HMA) contracted with DSD Web Works to help with optimizing the Tool Steel content on the site. Part of the role of DSD Web Works in these SEO efforts will involve in identifying appropriate keyword phrases that are actually used in search. Once identified, current content will be rewritten to allow for the incorporation of these phrases and create legitimate content based on the actual products offered, the specific industries involved and the specific applications that the products are used in. Additional content will be recommended when appropriate. Once again, we look forward to working with the HMA team.
Coach and Equipment Meet With DSD Web Works - Web Asset ReviewJune 13, 2018
Leadership of Coach and Equipment met today to discuss a strategy going forward that will involve all web assets of the company going forward. DSD Web Works in a consultation role helped define objects and goals, strategies to help obtain those objects and goals and the specific actions to carry out the strategies. DSD Web Works will be in the role to help define a uniform consistency across all brands thus obtaining a synergy that will help market all aspects of the corporation. We look forward to future meetings that will review our visual concepts and outlining specific roles in accomplishing all objects and goals.
Hitachi Metals America Contract for Stripe Based Payment PortalMay 24, 2018
Today Hitachi Metals America, Inc. (HMA) contracted with DSD Web Works to custom build a payment portal based on Stripe integration. The portal will allow HMA customers additional options for invoice payments. The portal will be built into the current administrative backend and will allow for authorized individuals to easily manage payments. We look forward to the build.
Famous Brands Request New Closeout FunctionalityMay 11, 2018
DSD Web Works continues to enjoy the productive working relationship with Famous Brands that began in 2007!
Coach Sales System Enhancement - Add-On AssembliesMay 4, 2018
Town of Wayne - History GroupMay 3, 2018
Hitachi Metals America Payment PortalMay 2, 2018
Finger Lakes Landlord Association Members Interface EnhancmentsApril 28, 2018
Town of Wayne - History Group Collection RewriteApril 18, 2018
FLLA General Assy. Meeting - New Platform IntroductionMarch 26, 2018
The presentation went very well and the excited members gave us a very nice round of applause.