Category Archives: information architecture

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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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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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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Site map, wireframes and art direction

Monday, iFactory presented the second round of the proposed private-site site map to the Website Working Group. The group was pleased with the progress. Next Wednesday and Thursday, Pete and Carolyn from iFactory will be on campus to conduct usability … Continue reading

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Working Group reviewing Round 2 of private-site site map

The Website Working Group (PDF) will meet Monday, Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. to review the round two of site map for the new public website. Feedback will be due from the Working Group members by the end of the … Continue reading

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Working Group will review Round 2 of public site wireframes

The Website Working Group (PDF) will meet Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. to review the second round of wireframes for the new public website. Feedback will be due from the Working Group members by the end of the day … 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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