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Project Process

Below is the typical project flow for a website design with InforME. This may vary slightly from one project to another.

Site Planning

  • Project initiated, Project Workbook delivered to Agency
  • Agency Team formed and Project Workbook completed
  • Agency Team and InforME Team work together to define project scope
  • Quote proposal delivered to Agency and signed
  • Agency prepares state contract and submits to Purchasing for approval
  • InforME adds project to schedule and develops timeline

Site Architecture

  • InforME and Agency develop site architecture, navigation system, and content delivery plan
  • Agency signs off on site architecture

Site Design

  • InforME and Agency discuss desired color scheme and header design
  • InforME designs agency header and builds prototype of front page (using standard Maine.gov templates)
  • Agency reviews and provides feedback
  • InforME revises designs and submits for second review
  • Agency reviews and provides feedback
  • InforME revises designs
  • Agency signs off on final site design
  • InforME submits first project invoice
  • Agency delivers all content electronically to InforME

Site Production

  • InforME implements design, produces HTML pages with content
  • InforME adds technical functionality as required

Site Testing by InforME

  • Accessibility testing
  • Code verification; Cross-platform/browser testing
  • General functionality and quality assurance testing

Agency Testing and Site Launch

  • Agency evaluation of Test Site
  • Final corrections by InforME
  • Agency signs Site Launch form, authorization to launch the site
  • InforME moves site to final server location and activates for public viewing (site launch)

Project Completion

  • InforME provides any accounts/passwords needed for maintenance
  • InforME submits final project invoice