Stanford – Axess Redesign

Overview

Axess is a consolidated online platform used by the Stanford community to access information and record transactions related to:

  • Academic Advising, Teaching and Grading
  • Employment
  • Student Enrollment and Financials
  • Training
  • Workflow-Enabled Administrative Processes

Resources

  • 1 PM
  • 2 UI Developers
  • 1 Test Engineer

Period of involvement

2 quarters

Technologies

  • HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap,
  • JSP, Servlets, JAVA, Liferay framework

Accessibility tools

  • PACT Framework, JAWS, NVDA, Color Contrast Analyser

Solution

  • Re-design user experience for community members and guests
  • Integrate designs using Liferay framework
  • Design user experience to work for most of the commonly used browser platforms
  • Implement accessibility as per WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • Embed a frame in web page to display content specific to PeopleSoft

Benefits

  • 24/7 access to information and transactions for authorized community members and for guests using a valid credentials
  • Accessibility compliant

Posted by Vasantha Bonam