Self Manager

Redesign launched March 2014

I have been looking through the new interface on Self Manager, and it looks great. Good job!
Karoline
Communications and Marketing Manager

The Client

Manage It is a unique Australian company that supports Australians with disabilities by providing them with a wide range of online services designed to help them and their families become more independent and take greater control of their lives. One such of these services is Self Manager. Self Manager is a system designed primarily for users with disabilities, allowing them to manage their care staff's details, including payments, timesheets and contact information as well as providing a wide range of reporting and management features to easily review performance and costings.

AB Web Developers has been privileged to count Manage It as one of its long-time clients, with a close relationship being held between the two companies for several years.

The Challenge

AB Web Developers had been previously tasked with developing the whole Self Manager system from the ground up. The first version of the Self Manager system had been in operation for over 3 years and was quite successful with allowing Australians with disabilities to manage their employees, timesheets and financials. However, it had started to show its age and with the latest trends in internet browsing, most notably with mobiles and tablets, the old system simply was not good enough anymore.

In 2014, AB Web Developers was tasked with redesigning the system.

The challenge was set: To bring this older system in line with the latest browsing and website trends - in particular, mobile and tablet browsing; as well as developing a more modern and contemporary interface that's pleasing to the eye but still very accessible to the disability community.

The Solution

Leveraging the flexibility and ease of the incomparable Twitter Bootstrap CSS and JavaScript framework, as well as the latest version of the CakePHP framework, AB Web Developers set out to completely redesign Self Manager to be responsive and presentable by inserting the Bootstrap Grid System into the old templates, and also refactoring the backend code to be faster, easier to maintain and more powerful.



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I very carefully chose AB Web Developers to make sure it was someone I completely trusted to provide what we have asked for. They have provided things on time and has produced a system which we are really excited about and provides incredible efficiencies

Rachel Oakeley, Solicitor
Family Law Practitioners Association of WA

Love the new interface and colour scheme. Well done. I am delighted with the design.

Steve Beckett, Manager
Project Airconditioning Pty Ltd

We've had a look, and it looks fantastic- even better than we could have imagined!

Christina Caithness, Business Manager
Complete Film Solutions

Hi Andrew, we are very happy with everything! Job well done!

Rachael Ryan, Administration
Water Force WA

Once again, thank you for your pleasant, prompt, friendly and efficient service. I’ll most definitely be in touch in the future to make more improvements on my website.

Karen Joesbury, Manager/Owner
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Dr Stephen Humphrey, Senior Lecturer
UWA - Pair-wise

I am really pleased with the website. Well done, looks great.

Glen Webster, Managing Director
Lakeshore Group Pty Ltd

Wow what an improvement!!! Thanks AB Web for your work, it really lifts the profile of the association!

Anthea Lang, President
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Inc

The site looks great, thanks for your help - very pleased!

Elliot Woods, National Marketing Manager
Muzz Buzz Franchising Pty Ltd

Excellent, all is looking great. Thanks a bunch for your help. 

Lorissa King, Sales & Marketing Development
Harvey River Estate

I must say the work you’ve done is going to assist us immensely. I’ve looked at the system and it’s brilliant.



Christina Weatherstone, Administration Director
Westralian

Thanks for your wonderful help. It has been great to work with you this year and you have helped us achieve awesome things with our sites!

Holly Brooker, Marketing Manager
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Simon Di Lallo, Director of Strategic Planning
Salon Express

AB Web Developers have always offered fantastic customer service, which is why I have been a long term customer of AB Web. Ben in particular always goes above and beyond with any of my queries (most of them silly at times) and Simon is always very thorough with his explanation at explaining things. AB Web has a great team and I look forward to continue working with AB Web in the future.

Kym Double, Director
Perth Bridal Fair

That’s perfect! Many thanks for doing these changes so promptly.

Alda Ninasivinche, Owner/Director
Elle et Lui

The site looks fantastic! I honestly love the design and structure, and feel it's well-designed from a user and SEO perspective. Good job! :-)

Felicity Allen, Online Marketing Account Manager
White Chalk Road

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