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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).

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.

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.

December 2012

Modern Signal launches new member registration and renewal website for Society for Developmental Biology, including real-time credit card processing and back-end management and reporting tools. Site also features responsive design so the tool works equally well for desktop, tablet or mobile phone devices.
IBS Mobile screenshot

December 2012

Modern Signal launched the mobile version of 2013 NAHB International Builders’ Show site. The IBS mobile site focuses on the information most relevant to mobile users doing research in advance or in attendance right on the tradeshow floor -- information that's all managed through CMS tools to help NAHB keep the site current. Mobile site also features a show planner for attendees, including a “Happening Now” feature that highlights activities that are underway. Employing responsive design techniques, the site adjusts to accommodate both smartphone and tablet devices.


Modern Mobile screenshot

October 2012

Modern Signal is proud to announce the release of ModernMobile - the fastest way to develop mobile data management tools for your site. Utilizing our mobile app and a simple framework, you can provide data management tools with no mobile device programming and minimal server programming.  Now available in the iTunes store.


September 2012

Society for Developmental Biology selects Modern Signal to redesign and develop its association website. As part of this engagement, Modern Signal will create a responsive design for their site and build a custom member management database with front-end registration and renewal with e-commerce. This is SDB's second project with Modern Signal.


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

    - National Association of Home Builders

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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