WebDev Meeting Minutes for December 11, 2013
We will meet today at 1:30PM in SC315. The agenda includes:
Please come prepared to discuss good meetings times for you. If you are not able
to attend and have energy on when we meet, please respond to this email – just to
me – no need to reply-all.
Update on web site redesign and schedule
Codes and designs have been delivered to Web Services from Marketing Web group. Secondary
U of M pages soon to be worked on prior to holiday break. In and around January for
U of M main web site should be public for the new design. February - March, expectations
for Tier 1 sites to migrate to new design.
Marketing Web group working on navigation ideas, components, assets, scrolling windows,
etc... Also, research for new course "look-up" and/or re-design.
New student worker for Marketing to research/develop approach ideas for students;
"What can I do with my degree?"
Experts List - researching to improve and/or updating.
Also, developing mobile version of the new design.
Q. OU Campus upgrade; update?
A. May be next year for this. Currently V10 in beta test. FYI, OU Campus conference
in early March of this year.
Q. What pages are considered the U of M "secondary" pages?
A. Pages linking from the U of M home page; navigation consisting of:
- CURRENT STUDENTS
- FACULTY AND STAFF
- BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
Q. What to do about deparmtental, etc. sites that aren't in OU Campus yet?
A. Contact Marketing to address concerns.
Q. Where is the new design?
A. UMwiki (login credentials required)
Q. What about other design considerations for non-academic areas?
A. Marketing Web will research and look into this.
More development for the center area of the page; large image, smaller image, dynamically
generated, different sizes, panels, etc.
Q. Anyone with any issues, concerns, ideas with regard to U of M Web?
A. Contact Darla in Marketing. Also helpful, visit U of M Policies UM1672 - University Websites for guidance. Other ideas; design, mobile, current mobile ideas, templates, assets,
Calendar system update/(EMS) - issues discussed; training, improvements, will include
major upgrade. Should allow for RSS content for web pages to include events associated
with their areas.
Change of the Web Developers meeting time
New WebDev Meeting schedule discussed and agreed on. Meetings will be held the third
Thursday of each month at 1:30p.m. New meeting time frame will begin in January, 2014.