Author Archives: Kim Lewandowski

New content-management system selected

EVMS is pleased to announce that we have chosen to partner with TerminalFour (T4) as our content-management system (CMS) vendor for the next version of our website. The CMS selection process included a detailed comparison of CMS products by our … Continue reading

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Recent activities on the EVMS website redesign project

Following are activities from the past week on the website redesign project: On Sept. 1, the Website Working Group met to discuss iFactory’s proposal for organization of the new website On Sept. 2, we submitted our consolidated feedback to iFactory … Continue reading

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Information Architecture: The Site Map

Last Thursday, our team at iFactory presented the first version of the proposed new site map to the Working Group. At this point in a website redesign, the site map is a high-level overview of the proposed organization of the … Continue reading

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Information architecture phase begins

On July 28, our iFactory project manager, chief strategist and information architect met to begin the information architecture phase of the project. They are scheduled to present to the Marcomm core web team a preview of the proposed site map … Continue reading

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Website Advisory Committee met on July 26

The EVMS Website Advisory Committee, made up of representatives from all EVMS departments and units, met Tuesday, July 26 for an update on the website project. We first discussed the results of the Website Usability Testing conducted by our partners … Continue reading

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Website Working Group views CMS demos

On Wednesday, July 20, the EVMS Website Working Group viewed demos from two possible sources for a new content-management system. After discussing the demos, the group felt that we did not have enough information to make a decision, so we … Continue reading

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Usability testing results and project options presented to Website Working Group

The EVMS Website Working Group (PDF) met on Wednesday, July 13, to review the Usability Testing Report from iFactory and to discuss iFactory’s recommendations for how the rest of the project will roll out. An executive summary of the testing … Continue reading

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Content-management system demo scheduled

iFactory has prepared a matrix comparing the benefits and drawbacks of a variety of website content-management systems for our consideration. Their recommendation is myCampus by CampusEAI, a consortium of 14 universities that joined together to leverage shared IT services, lessons … Continue reading

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Upcoming Website Advisory Committee meeting

A meeting of the Website Advisory Committee has been scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. The Advisory Committee consists of a faculty or senior staff member and the content editor or other representative from all EVMS departments and units … Continue reading

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Project activities this week

Here is an update on activities we and our partner iFactory worked on this week: We provided feedback to iFactory on the draft user scenarios and tasks (PDF), which they will finalize this week and deliver next week. We also … Continue reading

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