Trifecta Pratt SILS Website  Information Redesign Sarah Acheson Jill Blagsvedt Patricia Glowinski Rachel Lurie Aaron Sprin...
What should a SILS website have? <ul><li>Persistent navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent layouts </li></ul><ul><li>Brea...
Current Page Strengths <ul><ul><li>Clearly articulated Mission & Vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site is content rich </...
Improvement Strategy <ul><ul><li>Define & broaden audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance content to meet multiple...
Tactical research  <ul><ul><li>Performed Content Analysis on existing site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tested navigation as...
Blueprint for Pratt SILS site
Homepage <ul><li>Glocal Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>News & Events Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental Navigation </li></u...
Faculty pages <ul><li>Allowance for faculty added content </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor & course associations </li></ul><ul...
Course Descriptions <ul><li>Contextual links to syllabi & faculty pages </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive course listing on ...
Alumni Resources <ul><li>Alumni News & Events Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights various alumni benefits  </li></ul><ul><li...
Winning the Trifecta Inconsistent designs Integration with Pratt.edu Different page designs Global navigation User overwhe...
Thank you Trifecta Sarah Acheson Jill Blagsvedt Patricia Glowinski Rachel Lurie Aaron Springer
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  • Trifecta IA/ID P.SILS redesign

    1. 1. Trifecta Pratt SILS Website Information Redesign Sarah Acheson Jill Blagsvedt Patricia Glowinski Rachel Lurie Aaron Springer
    2. 2. What should a SILS website have? <ul><li>Persistent navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent layouts </li></ul><ul><li>Breadcrumbs </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive labels & hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Contact information accessible from every page </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded content for Current Students </li></ul>
    3. 3. Current Page Strengths <ul><ul><li>Clearly articulated Mission & Vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site is content rich </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prominent open house information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York City / Chelsea location is highlighted </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Improvement Strategy <ul><ul><li>Define & broaden audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance content to meet multiple audience needs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify organizational hierarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create audience and topic-based schemes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Divide content into manageable chunks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce global navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Establish intuitive labeling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make site easier to browse </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create multiple paths to content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer a search option </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Tactical research <ul><ul><li>Performed Content Analysis on existing site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tested navigation assumptions and instincts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heuristic evaluations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Card sorts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paper-Prototyping </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Blueprint for Pratt SILS site
    7. 7. Homepage <ul><li>Glocal Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>News & Events Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Show </li></ul>
    8. 8. Faculty pages <ul><li>Allowance for faculty added content </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor & course associations </li></ul><ul><li>Publications and projects section </li></ul>
    9. 9. Course Descriptions <ul><li>Contextual links to syllabi & faculty pages </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive course listing on Class Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>page </li></ul>
    10. 10. Alumni Resources <ul><li>Alumni News & Events Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights various alumni benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshow of </li></ul><ul><li>Alums & their accomplishments </li></ul>
    11. 11. Winning the Trifecta Inconsistent designs Integration with Pratt.edu Different page designs Global navigation User overwhelmed More intuitive labeling & navigation Limited Current Student content Enhanced content No Alumni presence New Alumni section Maintenance “ User” created content
    12. 12. Thank you Trifecta Sarah Acheson Jill Blagsvedt Patricia Glowinski Rachel Lurie Aaron Springer

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