Future of Government Agencies

Technocrat know GovCMS

Technocrat has delivered 10+ projects using the GovCMS platform. In addition, Technocrat is also on the GovCMS panel for the Department of Finance. Most of our developers are equipped with Acquia certification which allows for better application of Acquia’s suite of products. This includes the DoF specified govCMS Software As A Service (SaaS) platform and tailoring a specific solution. All our developers are considered Seniors, with 5+ years of exclusive Drupal experience; and with GovCMS being based off Drupal, you can ensure that you are in safe hands. 


What is GovCMS?

GovCMS is a Content Management System (CMS) that is coupled with hosting services, designed with government agencies in mind. It helps bridge the gap between government agencies and it’s online experience with a modern, customer focused, easy to use CMS to deliver remarkable online services for your customers.


How does it work?

GovCMS uses of Drupal, an open source technology which allows for the reusability and adaptability of solutions from various technology agencies from around the world. It does not incorporate the use proprietary systems and ensures that information is secure, compliant to web accessibility, and responsive for the perfect online experience. 

Templates are provided to help piece together and visualise the initial online experience to get the project on it’s feet faster. The CMS being set up in the cloud allows for expandable storage and processing needs that can cater to volatile requirements. 


View our work for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.


GovCMS provides tools to create websites that meet accessibility standards such as the WCAG 2.0, allowing for the inclusive use of all members of society.

Open Source: 
GovCMS is completely open sourced through Drupal allowing it to uproot and adapt to different providers if needed.

Designed to adapt to desktops, tablets, and mobiles allowing for a fully responsive website to be built right on the CMS with minimal effort involved.

GovCMS is fully DDoS protected and is IRAP certified by the Australian Signals Directorate for Unclassified use.

GovCMS boasts a 99.95% uptime each month which delivered through in-built load balancing capabilities and disaster recovery to ensure high availability of websites. 

Auditing and Backup: 
Systematic backups of the website database and files are undertaken along with audit logs that are held for 7 years.

Create and set customised URL paths, create custom page titles, update sitemap.xml and include specific key-worded site content to optimise the websites discoverability. 

Rich Content Editing: 
A ‘What You See Is What You Get’ (WYSIWYG) content editor is provided allowing for easy content management or managing minor page elements if required.

Gather insights as to how the website is being used and opportunities for growth through the simple embedding process of Google analytics to the GovCMS platform.  

GovCMS allows for the adaptable integration of multiple search engines such as Drupal CMS search, Funnelback, Apache Solr and Google.

Custom forms can be done with govCMS allowing for the accessible implementation of ‘contact us’ and ‘feedback’ forms to gather basic information from website visitors.


Why choose Technocrat for your govCMS project?

Technocrat is a Drupal-based digital agency distributed across our offices in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane and founded on the belief that the best solutions are, and will always be, designed and delivered by experts. We believe that creating an engaging and transformative web experience is a science - a set of principles and rules which, when executed correctly, produce predictable results.

We believe that all organisations must keep the right to control their own technological futures which is why we favour open-source platforms rather than proprietary systems. We intimately understand the challenges of being an enterprise. You require a digital experience which is both compelling yet simplified; highly scalable yet easy to use. Your relentless search for competitive advantage is our own, and we are continuously experimenting with technology in response.