A website stock-take in 2017 showed the New Plymouth District Council it had:
This added complexity for the council staff as new feature development was inefficient and costly, so a major website consolidation process was started.
The first step was decide the hosting environment and content management system that all websites would be migrated to, the criteria included:
Web Content Management System
Microsoft Azure and Umbraco
Microsoft Azure and the Umbraco Content Management System were chosen for their interoperability, flexibility, ease-of-use and longevity. A decision which has already saved hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on CMS licensing, hosting and development costs.