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
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