May 2017

May 2017 Meeting Notes

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

WDN Shared Gov Board update

  • Talking about information architecture for navigation (moving towards topics based from audience based), timelines for 5.0 Framework (July 2, 2018), Drupal 8 timeline (summer 2017 transitions), Web Developer Network Style Book and QA Subcommittee rubric. Finalizing draft and website reviews will start again in June.
  • UX design subcommittee - starting usability testing next week, if you're interested in participating, need to complete CITI training:
    • CITI training, Human Subjects, Social and Behavioral, Basic Course if you are or plan to become a graduate student at UNL, or
    • Limited Research Workers Abbreviated Training Option if you are not a grad student and don’t intend to become one.
  • QA Review subcommittee, call for volunteers - First meeting will be June 15

Updates

Performance Updates in the Framework

  • Performance metrics - Introducing the 'Speedy' Template
  • Changes and effects
  • Path forward

UNLcms Development Timeline and Updates

  • Drupal 8 Migration - Jump start sites now available 
  • "Platform sites" (larger departments that have their own web developer and require greater access to configuration) will be available after June 13

4.2 and 5.0 Framework Timelines

  • Tenative timeline: 
    • 4.x usability tests: May & June 2017
    • Wireframes: July 2017
    • 5.0 wireframe usability tests: July 2017
    • Design rough draft: October 2017
    • 5.0 usability tests (round 1): October 2017
    • Design revision: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    • 5.0 usability tests (round 2): November 2017
    • Design finalized: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    • Beta release: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    • Code release: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    • Launch day (sites move from 4.x to 5.0): Monday, July 2, 2018

Ruffalo/Noel-Levitz E-Expectations Quick Hits

  • The web is the most important information resource for college-bound juniors (77%) and seniors (82%).
  • Finding us by searching (88%), mostly by school name, program name.
  • Prefer unstaged photos of student life.
  • Around 40% found us on their smartphone. Almost 50% are completing RFI forms via mobile.
  • They want to see outcomes information.
  • Download at http://go.unl.edu/ocbf