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Round 1 of wireframes well-received by Website Working Group

Our partners at iFactory presented the initial wireframes for the new website design to the Website Working Group this morning. First impressions were very positive, including comments such as “Excellent, logical,” “Well organized, intuitive,” and “Looks great, very easy to … Continue reading

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Next step in the website design: Wireframes

A wireframe is essentially a line drawing of a web page, with no colors, images, or really any design at all. It’s used to illustrate where on a page elements such as the navigation menu will appear. It identifies all … Continue reading

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Content inventory, site map and common intranet tasks – and a reminder

Following are activities from the past week on the website improvement project: We sent the Intranet content inventory to iFactory for their review. iFactory delivered version 3 of the new site map; we have a phone conference scheduled for Monday … Continue reading

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Progress on the website improvement project this week

Now that we have selected a content-management system, we have a lot going on with the website project now. Tuesday, Sept. 20, we conducted two meetings with iFactory and representatives of the Website Working Group to further discuss and refine … 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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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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iFactory presents findings and recommendations to Website Working Group

On Monday, May 23, our partners at iFactory returned to EVMS to present their findings and recommendations from the initial phase of the project – the discovery process. As always, you don’t know what you don’t know, and we learned … Continue reading

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