Usage of Montgomery County’s award-winning Web portal and mobile website both soared in calendar year 2014 as residents continue to take advantage of numerous online programs and services provided by the County.
In 2013, as part of the County’s openMontgomery initiative, the County’s Department of Technology Services (DTS) launched a mobile version of its award-wining Web portal. The site provides County residents and other constituents the ability to access a mobile-friendly version of the web portal on their handheld devices, including iPhones and Android devices.
In 2014, the number of Page Views on the mobile site increased by 315%, to 1.6 million compared to 2013. Similarly, the number of “Sessions” (group of interactions that take place on a website within a given time frame) and Users both jumped by approximately 300% compared to 2013.
In 2014, the number of Page Views on the County’s Web portal increased by nearly 90%, to 33 million compared to 2013. Similarly, the number of Sessions and Users increased by 81% and 73%, respectively compared to 2013.
See more in the news release.