Assessment, Review and Consulting

Sometimes all you need is a second pair of eyes to look at a problem to help you identify where to get started.    During our website assessment and review process we will take a detailed look at your current website and give you an honest evaluation of what is good, bad and in critical need of updating.   

Service Details

The objectives of this service is to evaluate your website and develop an assessment report outlining our findings on its current state along with our overall recommendations on how it could be improved and optimized.

The assessment is conducted remotely by a senior member of the Web Services team.  Once our assessment is complete we will outline our findings and provide best practice recommendations.    The following areas are assessed and used as the topics in the findings and recommendations report.

  • Identification of sites, subsites and third party systems making up the public website.
    • Main website
    • Subsites / Subdomains
    • Social Media Sites
    • Third Party Systems
      • Alumni / Foundation
      • Athletics
      • Bookstore
      • Course Catalog
      • Events Management
      • Social Media Properties
  • Evaluation of site features and functionality
    • Site Content
    • Information Architecture
    • Site Design
    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    • Load Time/Performance
    • Site Analytics
    • Mobile Optimization
    • Features/Applications
    • Social Media
    • Browser Compatibility
    • Content Management System
  • Evaluation of site effective practices
    • Consistent Theme Use
    • Present, Useful and Consistent Navigation Elements
    • Section 508 Compliance
    • W3C HTML5 Markup Evaluation

The service begins at 40 hours to perform the assessment and write the report. All assessment activities are conducted remotely.