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Cardinal at Work: Lessons Learned from Launching a Supersite

Creating the Cardinal at Work website was an opportunity for UHR to enhance the employee experience at Stanford. Our primary focus was consolidating and reorganizing content from 12 employee websites into a single online destination.

Now, faculty, staff and retirees can access information about benefits and rewards, career development, management, and connection opportunities in one convenient location. The site is also enhanced with features such as advanced search, a resource library, navigation by role, task and topic, and much more.

As with any large-scale initiative, getting to the finished product was no easy feat. From start to finish the process took nearly two years and more than 2,100 hours of technical and content development work to complete. Needless to say, we learned A LOT in the process and have compiled some of these “Lessons Learned” in case they may help others embarking on the website redesign journey.

So without further ado, here are some of the lessons we learned from launching a supersite.