Timeline

Research. Design. Test. Launch.

Each phase of the web redesign project includes the following steps: research and discovery, planning, design, testing, and always improving.
DateEvent
Sept. 2016Site analysis
Sept. 2016Create Web Design Advisory Committee
OngoingCompetition analysis
Oct. 2016Develop project brief
Nov. 2016CRM "Recruit" implementation
Nov. 2016 Content audit
Nov. 2016Areas of Study program content survey
Nov. 2016Purchase and implement Career Coach
Dec. 2016Finalize redesign goals
Jan. 2017Identify content types
Jan. 2017Create working web team
Feb. 2017Finalize Web Style Guide
Feb. 2017Complete content strategies
Feb. 2017Current student I/A
Feb. 2017Prospective student I/A
Feb. 2017Homepage wireframe
Feb. 2017Career Coach mockups
March 2017Wireframes for each content type
March 2017 Begin development Drupal theme.
OngoingCoding & front end development
OngoingContent gathering
March 2017Launch project microsite
March 2017Top-tier Content migration
March 2017Post FacStaff Digest story
April 2017Send email announcement
April 2017Homepage development area "preview" available.
May 2017Microsite subject matter expert IA review: Admissions, Financial Aid, Registration
July 2017Begin content migration:
All Student content , Areas of Study, Promotional Program pages, etc
September 2017

  • Complete student content type migration.

  • Complete microsite construction and migration.

October 2017Begin/complete Drupal theme migration from development (AWS server) to test/live (ACC servers).
October/November 2017

  • Final design/content changes to test/live

  • User Testing ongoing: Prospective/Current ACC Students
November 2017

  • Full prospective student shopping experience beta website available.

  • Student audience identifier page beta webpage preview available.

  • Begin Facstaff IA review and audience identifier page construction.

  • Begin Business and Community audience identifier IA review (includes ACC Newsroom).

December 2017Begin technical and design revisions based on system analysis and user testing (ongoing).
January 2018Facstaff audience identifier page beta webpage preview available.
February 2018Business and Community audience identifier beta webpage preview available.
Spring 2018 (Date TBA)Full Website Launch.