CNC's New Website

Full Project History

Read more about our project history including rationale, participants, and steps taken.

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Characterizing CNC

Read the archive of project updates as the website was being created.


Project Overview

The website project began with the Characterizing CNC project in November 2017. Here are the highlights of the project:

Research and Analysis  

January 2018 – April 2018 

Planning, Design, and Content

April 2018 – November 2018 

Website Building and Development 

November 2018 – April 2019 

  • Template building  
  • Feature building 
  • Adding content 

Quality Assurance, Testing, and Finishing Touches 

April 2019 - May 2019 

  • Moderated usability testing 
    11 students participated 
  • Testing on variety of devices and browsers 
  • Final content checking
    40 employees
  • Website familiarization training (for employees)
    37 employees 

New Features

User Experience (UX) Focused 

Throughout the project we took every opportunity to learn from how real student users use the website. We will continue to improve the site over time with usability testing. 

Error Reporting

To report an error, use this error reporting form which can also be found linked at the bottom of every page. 


Frequently Asked Questions

New Website Public FAQ