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Here are some recent highlights of Modern Signal's work in creating custom website and mobile solutions for our clients. Featured here are work samples in website strategy, consulting, design (including responsive design), content management systems, and custom database and web application development (primarily in ASP.NET and ColdFusion).

J Street Companies | Commercial Real Estate | Property Management | Leasing |  Investment Sales | Residential Real Estate | Retail Brokerage

September 2013

Modern Signal, in partnership with StreetSense, is delighted to launch the newly redesigned J Street Companies web site. For this venture, Modern Signal developed new CMS templates to support the new responsive design. Additionally, we automated the creation of friendly URLs and programmed new content tools for easy management of the homepage slideshow and team directory.

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August 2013

Modern Signal is proud to announce the launch of the 2014 NAHB International Builders’ Show website. The site features responsive design, a custom content management system, and tradeshow tools to allow exhibitors to manage their virtual booth information. Attendee tools include education & event searches and new centrals pages for targeted segments of the home building industry.

Rack It Up Browse the Rack page

June 2013

Modern Signal is excited to announce the launch of Rack It Up! The site allows users to build a virtual dream, by adding clothing items from various clothing vendor websites into their Rack It Up accounts using a custom bookmarklet. Users can set sale alerts for their items and are notified when their clothing items match the sale alert criteria. Community features on the site allow users to browse and re-rack items, comment on and love items, and share items through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Privacy settings allow users to keep their entire closet or certain categories within their closet hidden.

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INQUIREhealthcare clinician app

May 2013

Modern Signal is the proud app developer for INQUIREhealthcare! This app allows users to find clinicians by name, location (including current geolocation), specialty and ranking. Results are viewable as a list or plotted on a map.  The app was built using jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap (Cordova). Find the app in the iTunes app store now and soon in the Android app store.

April 2013

Modern Signal is again partnering with Streetsense to program a new responsive design website for J Street Companies, a leading real estate services firm in Washington, DC. Responsive design is a design methodology that provides an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices without having to create separate mobile sites. Learn more about responsive design.

March 2013

Modern Signal is again working with the National Center for Safe Routes to School to update and optimize their National Safe Routes to School Tracking & Reporting System. Plans are in place for a website redesign, navigation and information architecture changes and other usability optimizations. New features to include contextual help and a searchable library of help items, user dashboards with alerts, and a tagging system to facilitate reporting. 

March 2013

Modern Signal principals Eleanor Frias and David Hammond presented a webinar on March 27 for the Purse Strings Network. The presentation, Optimize Your Web Site for Desktop and Mobile with Responsive Design Without Starting Over from Scratch, covered responsive design and what it means to you and your content management system. Check out our handy checklist on what to consider when creating your responsive design.

February 2013

National Association for Law Placement (NALP) opens the next data entry cycle for their 2013 Directory of Legal Employers. This release contains a number of enhancements completed by the Modern Signal team. These include linking multiple geographic locations to data for public directory search purposes, allowing multiple authorized administrators on a single account, improved data entry interface, additional back-end functionality to manage display of data entry questions, and greater flexibility to the checkout process for a wide variety of work flows.

January 2013

Modern Signal is soon to launch a new, much more powerful and effective membership database system for Omega Phi Alpha sorority. This important project for OPA is profiled in their Winter 2013 issue of their newsletter, Chevron. Find us on page 3.

January 2013

Modern Signal principal Adam Polon will be speaking to the DC .Net Users Group on January 15 about his recent experience porting Modern Signal's Lighthouse CMS to the ASP.NET MVC framework.  Read more about this free event and register here.

Testimonials

  • I love working with Modern Signal! Their CMS is very easy to use and they are incredibly responsive to questions or challenges I bring them.

    - NALP

  • Modern Signal has a professional staff that was very responsive to our needs during all phases - scoping, developing, implementing and maintaining - of our project.  We have been pleased with their ability to deliver quality work on time and on budget. If given the opportunity, I would work with them again.

    - The National Center for Safe Routes to School

  • Modern Signal understands our business - from future needs to current limitations - so their solutions are always scalable, solid, and service-oriented.

    - National Association of Home Builders

  • We wouldn’t have gotten where we are today without your support over the years.  Modern Signal has always been a great partner to us.

    - Kirk Gillis, Managing Director at Zoom Tanzania

  • I felt as if my company was their only client. They responded to my needs quickly and efficiently despite short turn around time and intense demands.

    - Teaching Strategies, Inc.

  • Modern Signal worked with us to understand our needs and figure out what solution would work best for us. Our Lighthouse CMS is perfectly suited to our website goals. When we later needed to modify the CMS, they again took the time to understand exactly what was  needed and then built that functionality rather than delivering a cookie cutter solution.   

    - Ecosystem Investment Partners

  • Modern Signal significantly enhanced our site to be more efficient and user-friendly. They provide excellent customer service with timely and cost-effective solutions.

    - Center for Medicare Education

  • Modern Signal has been a great partner for us for over the past 10 years.  As our business grew and our needs changed, Modern Signal was able to work with us to adjust our website platform in the ever-changing online world.  Their service and response level has been second to none, and we've been never been happier with our relationship with them.

    - Charm City Run

  • This was by far the smoothest website redevelopment I have ever experienced. Modern Signal was a wonderful company to work with and we greatly value our working relationship. 

    - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators