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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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Insights from website usability testing

Our consultants Dave and Pete from iFactory were on campus again this week, conducting usability testing on the current website. They asked several people representing major audiences of the site to perform a series of tasks and asked them to … 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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Objectives of the website improvement project

I’ve had some questions and suggestions lately from a few people with regard to functionality they would like to see on the new website. I’m listing below the Project Objectives that are included in the contract: In addition to the … Continue reading

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iFactory team returns for more focus groups

Tomorrow and Thursday, Pete and Dave of iFactory will be back on campus for more focus groups and a couple of meetings for specific purposes. We have four more focus groups scheduled – two for patients and two for general … Continue reading

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More information-gathering: Personas

As part of the discovery process for the website project, we are working on a Project Profile, which will provide iFactory with detailed information about our site needs. One part of that is developing personas. From An introduction to personas … Continue reading

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What a week – wrap-up of marathon website meetings

We would like thank once again the 90 or so faculty, staff, students and post-graduate trainees who met with the iFactory team this week, and to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. With 19 focus groups and … Continue reading

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Meet the iFactory Web Team – in person at the campus-wide kickoff 3/14

The campus-wide kickoff event for the website redesign project is scheduled for Monday, March 14 from noon to 1 p.m. in Roper Auditorium, Lewis Hall. Lunch will be provided. Meet the iFactory web team and find out how the website … Continue reading

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Time running short to complete website survey

There‚Äôs still time to participate in the information-gathering phase of the EVMS website-improvement project. We would like to have as much input, from on-campus as well as off-campus site visitors, as possible. Use the online survey to provide input on … Continue reading

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Beginning our website improvement process

Now that we have a new website improvement partner and a project manager, an essential task is to re-establish the Website Advisory Committee. Department chairs and program directors will soon be asked to appoint a representative to the Website Advisory … Continue reading

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