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High Monkey Helps Launch the New VHB Website!

Written By: High Monkey
Posted: 12/16/2014

High Monkey recently lauched a new site for VHB, one of the largest engineering companies along the East Coast! VHB needed a new website that better represented who they are as a company while improving usability, user experience and ease of managing the site. To take a look at the new site go to

High Monkey worked closely with VHB to gather extensive information from users and stakeholders, devised a new information architecture, created several design concepts and then built the new site using SharePoint 2013 as the Content Management System.  

The Discovery phase of this project included several in depth interviews and workshops with various users, employees, and stakeholders. This information was used to define requirements, create a user focused Information Architecture, and lay the foundation for VHB’s new site.

Design concepts for the new site began as wireframes and after several iterations evolved into a comprehensive design to meet the needs of VHB and its users. Then High Monkey’s development team built the site in SharePoint 2013 using mostly out-of-the-box features and implemented the user interface design.

During the build and implementation phase of the project we provided VHB with the knowledge and documentation needed to manage their site without constantly relying on us; helping VHB save time, reduce frustration, and increase efficiency in managing their website.

About High Monkey

We help organizations use existing and new technologies wisely.
We design, build, and implement websites that are unique, distinct, and creative.
We simplify complex information systems and make them easier to use.
We focus on mobile and responsive design for handheld devices.
We configure SharePoint and Content Management Systems that deliver what YOU need.
We deliver the knowledge you need to manage the solutions we create.

Learn More About Our Process

Plan It: Our team will work closely with your team to create a realistic plan and road map. From gathering requirements, to strategy and governance; we will help you prioritize your goals and create realistic tasks and timelines to successfully meet those goals.

Humanize It: People and User Experience are always the center of the technology solutions we provide our clients with. Our user-centered design approach includes several iterations of design concepts and usability testing to ensure your site is effective and easy to use.

Build It: We find creative ways to build solutions using the standard features and capabilities of the CMS or SharePoint software being used. We build solutions that you can support and evolve without a constant reliance on us.

Launch It: First and foremost, we conduct thorough QA testing to ensure your site is working properly at launch. We also conduct knowledge transfer sessions and provide thorough documentation to make sure your organization can confidently manage, maintain and grow your site.

To reach out to High Monkey for your next web development project, Please contact our Sales Consultant Erik Bredesen at (612) 594-7663

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More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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