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Project Timeline

Franklin & Marshall College is in the midst of a major initiative to redesign its website, with a planned completion date of November 2014. After conducing a national search, the Website Redesign Working Group officially kicked-off this project with the contracted Web design firm, P'unk Avenue of Philadelphia, on Nov. 5, 2013.

The timeline for this project is outlined below, detailing the roles of the design firm and the facutly, students and professional staff composing the working group throughout the process.

P'unk Ave does this?

Thing to be Done

F&M Working Group does this?

Yes

Nov. 5, 2013
Project Kick-off Meeting

Yes

Yes





 

Nov 5-Dec 15
Research Phase


  • Download of Existing Research
  • Faculty & Staff Interviews

  • Alumni Interviews
  • Student Interviews (Current, Prospective)

  • Student Interviews (Regional Students)

  • Survey (Prospective Students)
  • Survey (Regional Students)

  • Competitive Landscape
 
Yes

December 10,2013
Stakeholder Workshop

Yes
Yes

December 18, 2013
Presentation of UX& Strategy
● Sitemap
● UX & Strategy Brief
● Wireframes

Yes
 

December 20, 2013
Additional feedback/questions  collected

Yes
Yes

January 2, 2014
Design begins

 
Yes

January 14, 2014
Internal Design Review #1

 
Yes

January 21, 2014
Internal Design Review #2

 
Yes

January 28, 2014
Presentation #1: Homepage Design + Interior Page Direction (to F&M working group)

Yes
Yes

February 13, 2014
Mock-ups presented to focus groups (students, alumni, parents, etc)

 
Yes

February 26, 2014
Presentation #2: Design Direction & 5-7 Additional Templates (to F&M working group)

Yes
 

March 5, 2014
Design Approved F&M

Yes
Yes

March 17, 2014
Development begins

 
Yes

June 2014
Potential for Apostrophe Training to begin Beta period (Beta entails 80-90% of the website’s development being complete)

 
Yes Fall 2014
Launch of Website