Author Archives: Kim Lewandowski

New public-site keyscreens and content you can collect now

From the wireframes and home-page designs, iFactory developed a set of keyscreens (PDF) for the new public website that will guide the appearance of pages (they are currently working on keyscreens for the private site). We have contracted for 10 … Continue reading

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Content migration preparation

For those who could not attend the meeting on Feb. 13, we have scheduled a second meeting to help content editors prepare for migrating content to the new website for Feb. 27. At the meeting, we will talk about the … Continue reading

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Private-site usability and wireframes

Our partners at iFactory were on campus Jan. 23 to conduct usability testing on the wireframes (“blueprints”) for the new intranet/portal. Feedback from testers was mostly positive and task completion was 86 percent. The next step is to develop functional … Continue reading

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Upcoming content-editor training

The website improvement project has entered a new phase: preparation for content migration. In order to ensure a smooth migration to the new content management system, we are holding a series of advisory committee and content editor training sessions. Committee … Continue reading

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Kicking off the implementation phase

On Monday, we in Marcomm will have our first meeting with our project team from TerminalFour, the company that will provide our new content-management system and implement the designs and functions that iFactory has helped us develop over the last … Continue reading

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And the winners are …

Option 2 for the home page design – most commenters liked the curve and the clear association between the titles and content items in the bottom section of the page. And Option 1 was selected for the typical-page design. Most … Continue reading

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Two options for home-page and typical-page designs – which do you like?

Today, iFactory presented two slightly different versions of a final home-page design, and the second round of a typical-page design, to the Website Working Group. Which do you like best? Tell us which is your favorite, and why, in the … Continue reading

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Final home-page design decision coming up

The Website Working Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 5, to review the final home-page design and the second round of the typical-page design. Our approval will be due to iFactory on Friday, Jan. 6, so if you have more comments, … Continue reading

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Home page designs presented to Working Group

On Dec. 7, iFactory presented five possible home-page designs to the Website Working Group and we are very excited about what they have come up with. We are in the process of collecting feedback from the campus community to provide … Continue reading

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Lots of activities this week

Website redesign activities are revving up now. This week, we updated the Advisory Committee on the project’s progress and had two meetings of the Working Group to review different aspects of the work. Nov. 29, Website Advisory Committee Meeting: We … Continue reading

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