[The report was] "...very good and well written. Good recommendations, too.”

- Marcy Satalich,
Regional Information Services,
  Providence Health and Services - Oregon Region.

“Donna helped make my personal and business life easier through her workshops and consulting .”

- Alan Peters,
  General Manager,
  Portland Conference Center.

“D. L. Cohen Information Services provides ... employees with the information and tools they need to be knowledgeable and wise users of the \web.”

- Sam Brooks, CEO, Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, Portland, Oregon

"I highly recommend Donna Cohen to any organization wishing to bring a technology catalyst into their professional development agenda. She played a vital role in helping our staff 'get going' in technology this year."

- Kirk Sherrill, Vernonia School District, Vernonia, Oregon

“...she has a way of imparting knowledge and passing on her excitement about the subject matter at the same time.”

- Marie Selleck, Reference Librarian, Beaverton, Oregon

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The Brooks Foundation In process of designing a website for this new nonprofit foundation.

Brooks Staffing, Evaluated a new website in beta development. Recommended content and usability improvements.

City of Portland and Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs - MWESB Architectural, Engineering, Professional and Technical Services Resources Website This website was developed to provide a variety of information useful to minority, women and emerging small businesses in the AEPT fields. It's initial focus is on Architecture and Engineering. Contracting opportunities, professional associations, educational opportunities and business loans are some of the types of information available. The site includes a directory listing all of the architectural and engineering MWESB firms in Oregon.

Providence Health and Services - Oregon, I.S. Department, wanted to redesign their Intranet site with users in mind - all Providence employees in the Oregon Region. After in-depth interviews with representative staff and an independent heuristic evaluation of the current site, D. L. Cohen Information Services provided guidelines and recommendations for site content and information architecture.

Mercy Corps, Inc. D. L. Cohen Information Services conducted a comprehensive needs assessment as a foundation for an organizational Intranet.

Chris Olson & Associates contracted with D. L. Cohen Information Services to join a team developing a prototype knowledge and records management website for the second largest nickel mining company in the world. The website combined into a unified interface internal company documents, external research databases, access to the services of the company's reference librarians as well as up-to-date industry news along with other opportunities for sharing knowledge.

Oregon Literacy, Inc. supports adult literacy efforts statewide. D. L. Cohen Information Services developed a new website focused on the training needs of OLI's volunteers. This site offers a virtual catalog of resources so that tutors and other volunteers will be able to expand and enhance their impact. A Training Events and Registration database allows volunteers to find and register for workshops throughout the state.

D. L. Cohen Information Services was contracted by the State of Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development to create two websites: the comprehensive Ocean-Coastal Management Program website and the Natural Hazards Program site. Services included facilitating meetings to determine appropriate site content, developing site information architecture, and conducting usability testing. [Disclaimer 2007: the Dept of Land Conservation and Development has since revised its web presence]

“Donna Cohen took a group of very busy professionals and skillfully and tactfully guided them through the demanding process of defining and creating a web presence. She drew diverse knowledge from this group and molded it into an informative site that well suits our purpose.” Randy Dana, Oregon Ocean-Coastal Management Program

D. L. Cohen Information Services was the content consultant for OSLIS, the Oregon School Library Information System and coordinated the activities of 10 school librarians statewide in a yearlong effort to update and upgrade the OSLIS website. OSLIS is now being administered by the University of Washington's iSchool.

D. L. Cohen Information Services worked with Hewlett-Packard to assist the Imaging and Printing Division's Research Alliance staff in creating a unified Intranet site. Services rendered included facilitating content development with staff and providing models for site architecture.

Partial list of other website design clients:

  • Intel
  • Buckman Elementary School

Last Updated: August 4, 2012
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