"While it's generally not the primary justification for implementing a new web CMS, it's almost inevitable that doing so will lead to changes in your consumer-facing web design regardless of what your current site architecture may be. That…"
"Number of page revisions and length of days in approval processes may be good metrics to look at quarter over quarter, or whatever interval makes sense for you- In other words, as we progress, did we see the former increase and the latter decrease?…"
"The amount of post-training assistance hours that are needed with content managers may be a helpful metric to track as well. You can (perhaps) learn something about both user "activity" and success of the training component."
"Thanks to all for your responses.
"Actively using" the system means: that content manager's pages are being maintained/updated (evidenced by no outdated content) and they aren't coming to IT for those updates.
"We are also transforming our web this year with new visual design system and CMS. We should definitely all collaborate on drivers, best-practice, planning, and execution.
Our program has three high level objectives:
"As Annette said, it depends on why you're doing it. What are the problems that need to be solved, and what are the outcomes that can be measured? I'm planning to switch to a CMS from not having one this coming year, and most of our issues…"
The measurement of success is based on the reason for the change of CMS in the first place. Is the CMS upgrade part of an overall redesign and updated information architecture? Or is it a stand alone project? Are you moving from having no…"
"Thanks - I appreciate it! It was a lot of "new" for us. Personally, I'd done a little bit of responsive design (took a class) but nothing at this level. I'd not done HTML5 or really delved into CSS3 and then finding…"
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