The Communication Studio

Sharepoint Migration

Queens College

Queens College wanted to migrate their legacy website to a Sharepoint platform. Design firm Computer Generated Solution (CGS) brought me in to assist in defining the information architecture of the new site model.

The Value Proposition


xcel Spreadsheet of Exisitng Page Content

CGS was charged with migrating exisiting content pages on the Queens College (QC) website to a Sharepoint platform. QC had already begun identifying the pages in the legacy site (See Excel spreadsheet). We needed to :

Map legacy content

Identify common content "types" across pages

Reconcile inconsistent display formats across silos of information

Provide a consistent navigational structure for multiple subsites


Webparts Template
  • Identify common content "Webparts" across all pages.
  • Capture collateral information in the Content Inventory spreadsheet (see image of Table).
  • Formalize the IA and webpart structure into a set of Sharepoint templates (See image of page template) that reflected the existing content.