Website Improvement

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Archive for
September, 2017

New UND Home Page

Categories: Design

Research Driven Design We asked for your input and you acted! Over 1,500 current students (38%), prospective students (37%), faculty/staff (10%), alumni (10%) and parents (5%) provided feedback on two home page desktop design concepts. Both concepts tested strong for brand articulation. Concept A won in terms of overall appeal receiving 58% of votes, but […]

Get a Head Start

Categories: Deploy

My favorite quote is from Bob Johnson, a web consultant for higher ed. He says, “websites always eat but they never poop.” Well folks, our website needs an enema. Our bloated 30,000-page website will be streamlined to under 15,000 pages – that’s one page per student for easy figuring. Delete R.O.T. Now I have heard […]

Web Policy

Categories: Planning

President Kennedy signed the UND Web Policy on September 11, 2017. The content ownership and responsibilities governance model (see page 5) will be phased in during the launch waves.  All other sections of the policy are effective immediately.