New UPA Web Site Coming Soon
Amanda Nance serves as the Director of Web (2007 - 2009) on the UPA Board of Directors. She also conducts user research for accounting software at Sage in Lawrenceville, GA, USA.
UPA's web site will have a new look and feel in the next two to three months, and this article explains the goals and process of the redesign. The new look and feel is just one part of a long-term project to improve the user experience of the UPA web site.
We welcome your feedback on the new design! Please email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. We plan to conduct more formal user research over the next few years as we continue to make site improvements.
Goals of the redesign
Because UPA's mission is to improve user experience, we should obviously provide an exceptional user experience on our own web site! You've given us feedback to say that our web site needs some improvements, so we followed a user-centered design process to redesign the site. The redesign plan includes both short-term and long-term goals for doing this. In particular, we wanted to:
Process of the redesign
We used a user-centered design process and several professional groups to develop the vision, design, and implementation of our new site.
We'd like to thank all of those groups for assisting us with improving the user experience of our web site.
Migrating a site to a new platform takes time, so not all of the old site content will be available immediately. However, a group of volunteers is working to migrate content as quickly as possible, and we welcome additional volunteers. To volunteer, please contact email@example.com.
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