The Website Project

Progress Details

I. Discovery

October 2018 – January 2019


Stakeholder Interview
 
Business Needs & Goals  
Technical needs 
Pre-existing tools 
User Analysis Users & User Personas 
User Research 
User Scenarios / Journeys 
User Objectives 
Content Analysis  Content Inventory 
Content Types 
Content Sorting 
Market Research Competitors  
Inspiration 

II. Define Objectives

December 2018 – January 2019

Define Brand
 
Business Objectives
Brand Identity
Define UX Objectives • UX Objectives
• Technical Requirements 
Define Content Strategy• Content Strategy
• Categorize: Headings, subtitles, paragraphs, etc 

III. Visualize

December 2018 – January 2019


Information Architecture
 
Sitemaps
Flowmaps
Tool Integration Points
Visual DesignTypography
Dimensions
Colors
Images + Icons
Modular ComponentsWireframes (Low Fidelity)
Mockups (High Fidelity)
Website Style Guide
AssemblyNavigation
Layout
Content
Forms Sharing

Current Phase

IV. Build

December 2018 – December 2019


Frontend Code
 
Interactive Prototype (beta website)
CMS: set up + customize
Frontend Scaffolding (HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript)
Frontend components + features
WordPress: categories, tags, plugins, templates, blocks + custom fields
Backend Development • Connect Database
• Change Servers
• Install CMS
• Search Configuration
• Set up URLs / redirects
Content MigrationCreate pages, posts, CTAs
Migrate useful old site content
Train content owners to create, edit + delete posts

V. Test

December 2018 – January 2019


Quality Assurance (QA)
 
QA Test Results
Business Analysis (BA)BA Test Results 
User TestingUser Testing Results

Test

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VI. Implement

December 2018 – January 2019


User Onboarding
 
Help Guides
Feedback Methods
DocumentationTutorials
Technical Specifications
Instructions  
Soft LaunchNew Website > Publicly Visible
Old Website > moved, but still available

Implement

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