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Do The Wave (again)

Categories: Evolve

With the website redevelop complete, we are starting over with a site-wide audit. Although huge strides have been made with the redesign, we’ve got work to do to ensure our website meets industry standard for performance and usability. SiteImprove The SiteImprove platform is used to monitor site-wide issues with accessibility, search engine optimization (SEO) […]

Great Websites Are Never Done

Categories: Evolve

Six years of minimal website maintenance dug the University of North Dakota’s web presence into a deep hole. Our last sitewide redesign was in 2010. Since then, everything digital changed. New technologies emerged, social media became part of our everyday lives and the mainstream adoption of smartphones all drastically changed user expectations. We needed a […]

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 […]