• Rensselaer Polytech, MUNICIPAL Project

    MUNICIPAL (Multi-Network Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Program for the Analysis of Lifelines) is a decision-support tool developed for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Coastal Hazards Center to aid in the restoration of critical infrastructure systems following storm events. MUNICIPAL predicts damage to infrastructure components given a specific disaster scenario, produces an optimal restoration plan for estimated damage, and contains a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) interface to visualize the results.

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  • Barbara Butler Mobile

    When Barbara Butler found that almost half of the visitors to her site were using mobile devices, she decided to make her site easier to view and navigate by creating a mobile friendly website.

    408 Group worked with Barbara and her team to develop a custom mobile site that sits along side her full site and shares the same content management system making it easy for the team to manage the content and for her users to see all her great designs from their smartphones.

  • Educational Development Center (EDC)

    Foundation Science is a comprehensive high school science curriculum being developed by EDC’s Center for Science Education with funding from the National Science Foundation. Foundation Science comprises four full-year introductory courses in chemistry, physics, biology, and earth science. Because the curriculum addresses national science standards (AAAS, MCREL, and NRC), students using these materials will be well prepared for advanced science courses.

    408 Group has developed the electronic teachers guide for the biology section of the curriculum. The site includes an electronic reader for the textbook, a notes builder for teachers to use in lesson planning, and a research tool to tie key concepts to Google searches.

  • IFAR

    The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) is a not-for-profit educational and research organization dedicated to integrity in the visual arts. IFAR offers impartial and authoritative information on authenticity, ownership, theft, and other artistic, legal, and ethical issues concerning art objects.

    408 Group working with Behavior Design developed a comprehensive content management system to catalog and retrieve thousands of complex documents relating to international art law. We created an searchable online database of Catalogues Raisonnés for hundreds of major artists.The site is browsable through a number of content hierarchies as well as searchable using full text search.

  • NYC/Department of Homeless Services

    The Hope Census Routing Project was commissioned by the NYC Department of Homeless Services to provide maps for volunteers to use in its annual Homeless Census.Using ESRI ArcMap and custom developed extensions, the solution provides routes for 7000 survey districts in each of the 5 Boroughs of NYC. The maps provide complete coverage of both sides of the street and are maximized for the shortest route. Directions to the start of the route is provided using Google Maps for Transit.

  • Barbara Butler Artist Builder

    Barbara Butler has been designing and building kids playhouses, play forts, custom play structures and tree houses for over 18 years. Her luxury treehouses and unique childrens play structures have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the CBS Early Show, and the prestigious HGTV “Modern Masters” show, to name a few.

    Barbara Butler wanted to streamline her portfolio and let her customers see more aspects of her work than her current website could show.

    408 Group created the site including:

    A project browser, Product brochures rendered by the CMS, Product slideshows, pricelist and specification for each piece, Full text search of the entire site, An illustrated glossary of play structure components and their use

  • 408 Group is based in Brooklyn, New York • 917-673-1036 or 718-802-0272 • info@408group.com